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This Week in Social Media (February 4-8, 2013)

Posted on the 10 February 2013 by Cendrinemedia @cendrinemedia
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Social Media News

In social media, there is never a dull moment! Check out the list of headlines for February 4-8, 2013.

Facebook

Facebook Turns 9 (AllFacebook)

Facebook Will Let Users Know If Ads Were Targeted (AllFacebook)

How To Disable Facebook’s Tag Suggest (AllFacebook)

Facebook Launches Lookalike Audiences, Lets Marketers Target Similar Users (AllFacebook)

Facebook Asks Users To Like Pages Based On Links Their Friends Share (AllFacebook)

Facebook Reportedly Building Mobile Location-Tracking App (AllFacebook)

Facebook tests new sidebar ad format with horizontal image above body copy (Inside Facebook)

Add Custom Videos To Facebook Pages With TabSite Brand VideoMaker App (AllFacebook)

Facebook Launches Developers Live Video Channel (AllFacebook)

Facebook Deletes Facial-Recognition Data In Europe (AllFacebook)

foursquare

Find the best arts, culture and food events in your city, brought to you by Voice Media Group and Foursquare (foursquare Blog)

Google

Google+ Improves Bandwidth Options for Hangouts (PCMag.com)

Google Adds New Features to Adwords for Video (CMS Wire)

Easily update thousands of videos at once with Bulk Actions (The Official YouTube Partners & Creators Blog)

Amara starts offering crowdsourced subtitles for all of your YouTube videos (GigaOM)

LinkedIn

Thanking All of Our Valued LinkedIn Members (LinkedIn Blog)

LinkedIn’s Q4 2012 Earnings Call (LinkedIn Blog)

Microsoft

Video Results Now Available in the Bing for Windows 8 App (Bing Search Blog)

SkyDrive users can now share Office documents with anyone (Cnet)

Pinterest

As Pinterest Grows, Startup Seeks $2.5 Billion Valuation (The Wall Street Journal) 

Twitter

Now showing: Older Tweets in search results (Twitter Blog)

Beware Fake Accounts Promising To ‘Verify’ You On Twitter (AllTwitter)

Twitter Hoax Causes Stock To Plummet 25% (AllTwitter)

Twitter won’t make ‘sacrifices’ required to be in China: CEO (Cnet)

Yahoo

Yahoo! Teams with Google on Contextual Advertising (Yodel Anecdotal)

Studies

Mobile Is Maturing [Infographic] (MarketingProfs)

Coming and Going on Facebook (Pew Internet)

Brand Excitement For Social Media Marketing Has Declined, Says Report [STUDY] (AllTwitter)

98% Of Job Recruiters Used Social Media In 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC] (AllTwitter)

Miscellaneous

Social media news: Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter (Examiner.com)

How Skype Is Helping Topple a Dictator in Syria (Mashable)

It’s official: Dell’s going private in $24.4B deal (Cnet)

2012′s Biggest Wins (And Fails) In Social Media Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC] (AllTwitter)

Zynga at a Crossroads in Mobile Quest (The New York Times)

Dunking in the Dark: the Technology Behind Oreo’s Super Bowl Tweet (SocialTimes)

Dropbox Releases Sync API for iOS, Android Apps, Sneak Peek of Document Preview (CMS Wire)

GetGlue rolls out a rebuilt iPhone app to encourage more TV conversations (Lost Remote)

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