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What’s New in Social Media This Week?

My latest healthcare social media newsletter has gone out to subscribers. In this week’s round-up of news and tips:

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August already! If you are like me, you will feel as if you just blinked and suddenly the year is more than half over. Back in January, I wrote an article outlining 17 ways to rock your social media in 2017. Did you follow any of those tips?

Now that we are more than half way through this year, it seems like a good time to review how close you are getting to meeting your social media goals. If you are on track, well done! But even if you have fallen short of your goals, it’s never too late to get your social media back on track. As a reminder, I have put together six questions to guide you.

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Pinterest has been adding some new features recently, and the latest worth noting is the addition of a new search bar to its home screen and Pinterest Lens is now available to all Pinterest users worldwide.




unnamed (35)LinkedIn is giving more control to publishers – you can now turn off comments on your posts, helping users eliminate spam and harassment from the social network.


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Within a year of its debut, Instagram Stories now boasts “more than 250 million daily users,” which surpasses Snapchat’s reported 166 million daily users.


unnamed (6)Facebook is redesigning insights and analytics provided to video creators and to the publishers and pages that reshare their videos.


Your weekly cool tool recommendation, social media quote of the week, and six things you should know in the world of social media.

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