Shared LInks In Safari

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Safari has been upgraded in OS X Mavericks, naturally, with a host of under-the-hood improvements, along with plenty of brand-new functions. One of them lets you see exactly what your social connections are recommending to their numerous social network websites like Twitter, Facebook, and Linked In.

If you desire simple access to the links your friends, associates, and business contacts are sharing on their social websites, all you’ve to do is add your social network qualifications, then open Safari.

Launch System Preferences from the Apple menu, Dock, or Applications Folder, and click on the Internet Accounts icon, which will open the choice pane. Once there, you’ll have to add in your Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn account details. Click the service or services you want to add the right, and then enter in your login name and password. The extra service will then show up in the column to the left.

Now when you drop into Safari, click on the little Bookmarks icon in the upper left part of the Safari window, just under the Back button. YOu’ll have a sidebar broaden from the left, providing you the Bookmarks, Reviewing List, and Shared Links columns.

Click on the Shared Links icon at the top of this brand-new sidebar, and you’ll see all the links that are getting shared from the services you logged into in the step above. Click any of the shared associated with go to that page, and right click on it to Open the link into a new window or tab. Site-sepcific options are also there, like the Program on Twitter.com and Retween alternatives when right-clicking on a link shared from Twitter, as an example.

The sidebar will stay open, as well, letting you check out all your shared links and Reviewing List pages on the fly, without needing to conjure up the sidebar once more and once again. It’s all rather convenient, to be sure.