Some people love complicated puzzles and mazes, while others love shortcuts. For the latter group, this week’s TDA Content Happy Hour features some tips you can use on Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn to more quickly arrive at your B2B marketing goals. We also give you helpful infographics that offer quick insight into the top strategic technology trends of the year and show how creative collaboration has evolved over the years.

Content creation expands with new Tumblr and Pinterest features
By Beki Winchel at Ragan’s PR Daily
Tumblr announced an update that will enable users to more easily create long-form blog posts, instead of the picture- and GIF-heavy posts that fill the platform. Though Tumblr has more than 420 million active users with more than 220 million blogs, the new update appeals to writers, not just the visual content creators that Tumblr has in large supply.

Twitter tests ‘Instant Timelines’—with tweets from users you don’t follow
By JP Mangalindan at Mashable
Twitter has been testing a new feature called “Instant Timeline” on a subset of Android users. Instead of manually checking off categories you’re interested in, or selecting people to follow, Instant Timeline scans your contacts—presuming you grant it permission to do so. It then analyzes those contacts and who they follow, and populates your stream with tweets that Twitter thinks may interest you, which should save precious time.

Three Steps to Writing a Stellar LinkedIn Profile Summary
By William Arruda at MarketingProfs
People viewing your LinkedIn profile assume that if you can market a product, you should be able to market yourself and that you are an expert in social media. Your summary is what should pique their interest and make them want to learn more about you. This three-step process can help you create an authentic, differentiated, and compelling summary.

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 [Infographic]
By Verónica Maria Jarski at MarketingProfs
What does this year hold for technology? A new infographic provides insight into the top technology trends for 2015 and predicts where digital business will be in the next five years.

How Creative Collaboration Has Evolved [Infographic]
By Verónica Maria Jarski at MarketingProfs
Technological advancements have made collaborating on projects easier and more efficient. Here’s a quick look at the history of creative collaboration and its probable future.