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 Announces New Look for Web Profile: “The new web profile lets you use a larger profile photo, customize your header, show off your best tweets and more.”
Facebook Rolls Out New Look for Ads: “This updated look will make right-hand column ads more visually consistent with the ads that appear in the news feed.”
LinkedIn Introduces New Groups Landing Page: “This new groups landing page makes it easier to stay up to date on what’s happening in groups you manage or are a member of, making your time spent on LinkedIn and in LinkedIn groups more productive.”
Vine Adds Messages: “Now you can privately send Vine videos and text messages to your friends.”
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Disqus Tests Sponsored Comments: This new feature will “let businesses deliver a message to the people they need to reach.”
Klout Launches Newly Designed Mobile App: “At the heart of the new app is the personalized content stream, which intelligently recommends articles that will strike a chord with your unique set of friends, fans and followers.”
Here are a few cool social media tools worth checking out:
Carousel: “The gallery from Dropbox for all of your photos and videos.”
Sitedrop: This tool allows you to “connect to Dropbox and create a site from any folder.”
Colorbay: “A one-stop app to discover and view photos.”
Convies: “This app is designed to provide you with sensational recording and unique viewing experiences.”
Snupps: “Keep track of the things you own and stay connected to the stuff that matters.”
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