41 little-known social media features

Here is a comprehensive list of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram features you may not have heard about.

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When I go to Disneyland, I race to the famous rides first: Splash Mountain, Matterhorn Bobsleds, and Indiana Jones. They’re the biggest and best. But there are many attractions I miss in my sprint for the headliners.

Social networks are like the rides at Disneyland. There are so many social media sites and features that some are bound to slip through the cracks.

Which Facebook, Twitter and the other major social network features have slipped under our noses? Here are 41 tricks and tools for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram.


1. Save links to read later.

Whenever you see a story in your news feed that someone shared, you’ll find a “save” option in the drop-down menu in the top right corner. According to Facebook, this option appears for links, places, music, books, movies, TV shows and events (but not plain-text updates or photos).

“Save” also shows up on pages. Click the “…” next to the like, follow and message buttons at the top of the page.

Where do all these saved posts and pages end up?

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