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 Announces Member Blocking: This new LinkedIn member blocking feature will be rolled out to all LinkedIn members.
LinkedIn Redesigns Who’s Viewed Your Profile: “Packed with new visual analytics and actionable insights designed to give you more ways to manage your professional identity and increase your visibility across LinkedIn.”
Facebook Shows Stories Around Topics You Like: “Now, when a page tags another page, (Facebook) may show the post to some of the people who like or follow the tagged page.”
Twitter Introduces Promoted Accounts in Search: “With this launch, relevant promoted accounts can be presented to users in search results along with recommendations of people to follow.”
YouTube Reveals New Look: “You’ll see some changes to make it easier to find what you want to watch on YouTube and collect playlists to watch again and again.”
Facebook Introduces New Campaign Structure: On March 4, Facebook is “rolling out a new campaign structure that will make it easier for advertisers of every size to organize, optimize and measure their ads.”
Facebook Improves Core Audience Targeting Options: The targeting features built into their ad-buying interface will start to roll out, “allowing advertisers around the world to reach precise audiences based on four main targeting types: location, demographic, interests and behaviors.”
Facebook Makes Changes to @Facebook.com Email Addresses: “Soon any email messages that are sent to your @facebook.com email address will no longer go to your Facebook messages. Instead, these emails will be forwarded to the primary email on your Facebook account.”
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