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What's New in Social Media This Week?

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Of course, the big news of the week was Facebook's IPO debut, but there were quite a few other developments of note in the Social Media world this week, including several important changes on Facebook for marketers.


[URL="http://blog.twitter.com/2012/05/best-of-twitter-in-your-inbox.html"]Twitter Brings Weekly Email Digest to Your Inbox[/URL]: You can now “discover the best of Twitter in a weekly email digest delivered to your inbox. This summary features the most relevant tweets and stories shared by the people you’re connected to on Twitter.”

[URL="https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/05/15/monitoring-app-quality-with-insights/"]Facebook Insights Has Two New Features for Apps[/URL]: You can now check App Ratings and Negative Feedback for your apps on [URL="https://www.facebook.com/insights/"]Facebook Insights[/URL]. “App Ratings and Negative Feedback can inform not only how you design your app experience to increase engagement and satisfaction, but also how your app grows through the App Center.”

[URL="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150978179604009.480463.234232874008&type=1"]Facebook Improves Mobile News Feed Design[/URL]: The photos in your mobile Facebook news feed are now much bigger.

[URL="http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/17/facebook-quietly-launches-pages-manager-ios-app-but-you-probably-cant-use-it-yet/"]Facebook Slowly Launches Facebook Pages Manager iPhone App Outside of the U.S[/URL].: iPhone users in Australia, New Zealand and possibly a few other countries

[URL="http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2012/05/continuing-to-bring-people-front-and.html"]Google Adds More Google+ Integration Inside Gmail[/URL]: “Today’s changes include quick access to contact details when viewing past conversations as well as improved integration with Google+ circles.”

[URL="http://blog.linkedin.com/2012/05/16/linkedin-today-redesign/"]LinkedIn Today Redesign[/URL]: [URL="http://www.linkedin.com/today/"]LinkedIn Today[/URL] has a new design. LinkedIn has “made changes across the product experience to offer further customization of news so that members can receive the most timely and relevant news impacting their peers and industry.”

[I]And, of course, we can't review this week in social media without something on the Facebook IPO:[/I]
[URL="http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomiogeron/2012/05/17/facebook-prices-ipo-at-38-per-share/"]Facebook Initial Public Offering Proves Social is Hot[/URL]: “Facebook has priced its initial public offering at $38 per share, making it the third-largest IPO in U.S. history.

For more on this week in social media, see [URL="http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/twitter-weekly-email-digests-this-week-in-social-media/"]SocialMediaExaminer[/URL].

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