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?
Social Network Launches for Social Media Industry: Social Media Examiner’s Networking Clubs just went public. “It’s a social water cooler for social media marketers,” says Michael Stelzner, CEO of Social Media Examiner. The free network has rich discussion and networking taking place. There are three active clubs: The Facebook Club, the Blogging Club and the Small Business Club.
Online Search Introduces Their Social Media Jobs Salary Guide: This is a “comprehensive look at the best job markets, the most in-demand job titles and salary ranges for social media professionals in the top 20 U.S. cities.”
Tumblr Introduces Highlighted Posts: Tumblr users can pay to have their posts featured on the Tumblr Dashboard.
LinkedIn Announces a More Secure Browsing Experience: “LinkedIn now supports https for your browsing experience. This is currently an ‘opt in’ feature that will be rolled out gradually in the next coming weeks.”
Here are a couple of social media tools worth noting:
Pholiofy: a Facebook Pages application that easily publishes your latest campaign, promotional coupons or branded messaging into your Facebook Page through WordPress.
BuildChatter: a tool to build your Facebook app in minutes and without professional help.
And here’s another interesting infographic:
What social media news caught your interest this week? Please share your comments below.