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Monday Mix: Social Media News You May Have Missed

It’s a new month and with that, here is the latest in social media news:

LinkedIn Introduces New Security Site: LinkedIn just launched a new security site to help individuals and businesses easily understand their security practices. The site also provides quick access to tips on securing your LinkedIn account and their transparency report.

Facebook Launches Riff, Collaborative Video Making Tool: Facebook’s new tool, Riff, lets users create videos with others. A user simply begins a video, gives it a topic and share it with friends who can add their clip.

New York City’s Office of the Mayor used Curator to power a Twitter feed on during the 2015 State of our City speech. Courtesy of and the city of New York. Image via Twitter.

Twitter Launches Curator: Twitter’s newest tool, Curator, searches and filters relevant content from Twitter and Vine. Curator users can enter keywords or hashtags to begin their search and then winnow down the content they want according to language, location, or follower counts. As of this writing, Curator is only available to media publishers like “news organizations, production companies, broadcasters, local governments, and even concert venues.”

Vine Releases Windows Phone Updates: Windows Phone owners who use Vine finally have a number of important updates long available on iOS and Android. The updates include the ability to import video from their camera, edit Vines, messaging, loop counts, redesigned activity feed, and ability to change their profile color.

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