Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.
What’s New This Week?
LinkedIn Enables Users to Add SlideShare to LinkedIn Profile: It’s now easier “for you to add your presentations directly from SlideShare to your LinkedIn profile, with just a click of a button.”
Pinterest Introduces New Follow Button: “The new Follow button will pop up a small dialog with a preview of your account’s latest pins—and your visitors won’t ever have to leave your website to follow you.”
LinkedIn Introduces New Connected App: “It helps you reach out to people in your network when it matters most, so you can keep your network active and warm.”
Getty Images Launches Redesigned iOS App: “Updated and easy-to-navigate iOS apps for both Getty Images and iStock by Getty Images feature an improved image search, curation and collaboration experience to help creative storytellers bring their ideas to life wherever they are.”
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What do you think? Will you benefit from SlideShare on LinkedIn? Have you found any cool new social media tools recently? Please share your comments below.