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Social Media Developments – 1st February 2013

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Vine

In the last couple of weeks, Twitter has released it’s new 6 second looping video service – Vine. Already it’s being claimed that this service is mostly being used inappropriately, but could be a great medium for video distribution on Twitter – of course assuming we can fit a concise message into a video.

LinkedIn’s Survey

LinkedIn has conducted a professional survey of its users to find out their goals in 2013. Most people want new skills rather than new jobs this year. Find out more here.

LinkedIn shuts down Answers

LinkedIn claims this is because they are finding new ways for users to engage in discussion – no suggestion yet of what this may be though.

Embedded Tweets

Twitter now allows you to embed tweets. This allows for faster loading times and easier sharing, i.e. retweeting from websites outside of Twitter itself.

Quora introduces bloggers

Quora has now expanded its offering to include bloggers. This could be a useful new way to distribute content.

New MySpace is open

We’ll see how this goes…

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