The New Social Search And Your Engagement
Important Social Media Updates You Want To Know & Tips You Can’t Be Social Without
In This Week’s Weekend Roundup

Updates You Want To Know

  1. Facebook Graph Search hands-on: a brand new social search

  2. The new Graph Search on Facebook isn’t public yet but there is a wait list you can join for early access. This feature can be used to search for your friend’s activities and check-ins. You can even find restaurants close to you that your friends like. These results may be more relevant to you than anything you can find in a search using Google. Businesses may also find this new feature useful for marketing and engagement.

  3. Facebook reveals how its new Graph Search feature works with your privacy settings

  4. With each new feature added by Facebook, a major concern among users is how it will impact their privacy on the site. Since the new Graph Search uses personal information shared on the social network, it is important to understand what your options are in regards to privacy settings. Users will only be able to search for information that has already been shared with them. The video in this post explains more about this.

    Data & Results

  5. 7 Social Media Trends for Consumers: New Research

  6. This article covers seven important findings from the 2012 Social Media Report completed by Nielsen and McKinsey. Information was gathered by surveying consumers to determine how they are using social networks. The results confirm previous reports that more and more people are accessing social media through their smartphones and tablets. You’ll find some other interesting trends and insights here.

    Tips You Don’t Want To Be Social Without

  7. 3 Pinterest Tools That Will Have You #Pinning In No Time

  8. Being successful on social media isn’t just about gaining as many followers as you can. It also involves being aware of the tools that are available and how to use them. If you are using Pinterest in a professional capacity, these easy to use tools can help you become more effective and find interesting things to share.

    Interesting to Know for 2013

  9. The Essential Social Media New Year’s Check List

  10. Changing your passwords regularly is important to keep your online information secure. If you haven’t been doing this, the new year is a great time to start this new habit. There are even tools available to help make this process easier. Learn more about this and other important things to check and update online.

  11. Top Five Social Media Predictions for 2013

  12. Part of creating a social media strategy involves anticipating the changes that are constantly happening online. One way to make these predictions is to look at what the recent trends have been. The use of visual content is one area that is expected to gain even more focus this year. You can learn more in this article about other trends expected this year.

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The New Social Search And Your Engagement