Safari for OS X Mountain Lion gets Shared Links and Sidebar

OS X Mountain Lion users got an update to Safari on Tuesday, giving them shared links support and a new sidebar. MacBook Pro and MacBook Air users got a little something, too, thanks to Safari 6.1's improved energy efficiency features.

Safari 6.1 for Mountain Lion adds Mavericks-style sidebarSafari 6.1 for Mountain Lion adds Mavericks-style sidebar

Safari 6.1's shared links feature lets users see links from the people the follow on Twitter, while the new sidebar includes bookmarks, shared links, and the reading list grouped together. The update also added one-click bookmarking, improved third-party data blocking, and support for Russia's Yandex Web search engine.

Safari 6.1 is a free update and is available via Mountain Lion's Software Update feature.