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What's New in Social Media This Week?

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Internet Marketing News bringing you a new weekly segment: highlights of what is new in social media each week. Here is what you need to know that is changing on social media platforms this week:

[B]Facebook Timeline for Business Image Changes[/B]: On April 26, Facebook will be updating the display size of the profile picture/avatar on all Facebook pages. If you have a tightly integrated design, you should be aware of this change. Be ready to update your profile picture on April 26. The new profile picture will be 160 x 160 pixels and will sit at 23 pixels from the left and 210 pixels from the top of the page.

[B]Facebook Syncing Email Addresses[/B]: “With your @facebook.com email address, people can email you using any traditional email system (e.g., Hotmail, Yahoo! or Gmail), and the emails will be delivered to your Facebook Messages.” Facebook now syncs your email address with your Facebook name.

[B]Klout Testing Brand Name Pages[/B]: Klout is testing brand pages (known a ‘squads’) with their exclusive brand partner Red Bull. Brand Squads, “currently in beta, are Klout’s way of giving influencers a place to be recognized and have a direct impact on the brands they care about most.”

[B]Dashboard Ads Coming to Tumblr[/B][URL="http://mashable.com/2012/04/18/tumblr-ads/"][/URL]: “Advertisers will be able to buy ad units on the ‘Featured’ section of Tumblr’s dashboard, which gets approximately 120,000 impressions a day.

For more on what's new in social media this week and some great social media tools, see [URL="http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/facebook-timeline-changes/"]Social Media Examiner[/URL].

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