The Social Media News Ticker: Netflix Gets Social, Twitter Readies Music App, Pinterest Launches Analytics

Here’s your quick weekly summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest:

Pinterest Web Analytics
Pinterest launches new web analytics tool


  • Pinterest adds free analytics tools – new tool Pinterest Web Analytics allows businesses to see how many visitors the content-sharing service is referring to their sites (TechCrunch)




  • LinkedIn launches SlideShare ads – LinkedIn launched a new ad offering that allows marketers to run SlideShare presentations within standard display units on the site (MediaPost)
  • HootSuite adds LinkedIn toolsHootSuite has introduced new analytics tools in its dashboard to give companies insight on their page performance on LinkedIn, including tracking total followers, impressions and engagement metrics (MediaPost)

Any updates to social media platforms that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!