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?
Twitter Adds Mobile Video Capabilitity: Twitter introduces Vine, “a mobile service that lets you capture and share short looping videos. Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity.” You can find out more about this standalone app here. Click the video to pause it.
Holding hands at Tilden park vine.co/v/biTaEEwdq2n?1
— James Buckhouse (@buckhouse) January 24, 2013
Embeddable Tweets Get An Update: Twitter’s embeddable tweets have faster loading times and they are easier to share thanks to the “Embed this Tweet” button under the “More” button found on any Tweet on twitter.com.
Discussion From Our Networking Clubs: Thousands of social media marketers and small business owners are asking questions and helping others in our free Networking Clubs. Here are a few interesting discussions worth highlighting:
- Are interested in getting an in-depth Facebook Page makeover?
- How will you be using visuals in your own social media marketing this year?
- What questions do you have for Pam Hendrickson, the 2012 Bronze Stevie Award Winner for Female Entrepreneur of the Year?
Panoramas Come To Tumblr: Tumblr users now have the option to publish wide panorama images.
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Here are a couple of useful social media tools worth noting:
Huffly: a tool to host chat events and chat parties within a Facebook Page.
Chatwing: a free live chat widget for bloggers and can also be used on any web page.
And don’t miss this:
Social Media Marketing World is Social Media Examiner’s latest mega-conference—taking place at the waterfront San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina in San Diego, California on April 7-9, 2013.
As you’d expect, Social Media Examiner recruited the biggest and best names in the world of social media marketing for this conference. Only the best for you! Be sure to check it out.
Watch this video to get a quick overview of Social Media Marketing World.
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