TweetDeck is Shutting Out Facebook While LinkedIn Gets Facebook Friendly
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. TweetDeck’s Facebook Integration Ends May 7

  2. We now have a specific date when TweetDeck will no longer have applications for AIR, Android and iPhone. Integration with Facebook will also no longer be supported. The reason given is that TweetDeck wants to focus more attention on developing the web-based version to manage real-time conversations.

  3. LinkedIn Adds Facebook-Style Mentions Of People And Companies In Status Updates And Home-Page Comments

  4. A new feature will allow LinkedIn members to mention other users or companies in their status updates. It works a lot like Facebook where you type a name in your status update and a list of matches appear for you to choose from. Those who are mentioned will receive a notification about the status update, which may inspire more conversations.

    How-Tos To Help You Do Social Better

  5. How to Diagnose the Health of Your Social Media Strategy

  6. Sometimes it may be difficult to tell how well your social media marketing strategy is working for you. This checklist provides a way to look at how efficient your strategy is and how well you are meeting the needs of your followers. Here, you can find out how you score in four important areas.

  7. How to Use Hashtags in Social Media Marketing

  8. This is a great article for those who really want to know what using a hashtag is all about. First, you need to understand how they work and why using them may be beneficial. You can create your own or use ones that are popular. Follow these tips on how to choose the right hashtag and use them to promote your business.

    Tips You Don’t Want To Be Social Without

  9. What Jimmy Fallon Can Teach You About Social Media

  10. Jimmy Fallon is an incredibly talented entertainer and someone who knows how to use social media to stay connected with his fans. He finds creative ways to get people engaged and really pays attention to the feedback from his followers. Brands can learn from this example by incorporating feedback into their product or service. Continue reading to find out what else you can learn from this comedian who is not just funny but also kind to others.

  11. 7 Simple Social Media Moves That Work

  12. Dave Kerpen, founder of Likeable Media, is an entrepreneur who spends a lot of time responding to messages. Here, he gives his advice on how to use social media and demonstrates just how impactful it can be. It does take some investment to see results, but he believes being responsive in a certain manner is where you can set yourself apart from others.

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