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Google+ for iOS Updated with Stories, Photo Editing and More

Google+ for iOS Updated with Stories, Photo Editing and More

Today, with their latest update, Google+ users on iOS can begin to experience their own stories and share those stories with their friends and family and followers.

Twitter Focuses on Local Trends

Twitter Focuses on Local Trends

Twitter has released an update for their mobile app today that lets users "see what's happening near you or around the world." The update introduces a location aspect to Trends that can localize tweets and and give users a way to find tweets and tweeters near them.

Additional changes include:

Updated YouTube App Adds Business Benefits

Updated YouTube App Adds Business Benefits

Today's update for the YouTube app adds a number of features, including:

- Quick access to new uploads from subscriptions via "My Subscriptions" feed on the Guide
- Queue up videos to play on TV

One new feature that should be of particular interest to businesses is "Access to Live Streams." Previously, if your business wanted to broadcast live, you would have to catch customers and viewers while at their desktop computers.

Android gets an improved Twitter app, iOS gets updates too

Android gets an improved Twitter app, iOS gets updates too

Twitter announced today that they have refreshed their app for Android, which gives a much more native Android look and feel. It features:

Google+ adds a load of new features to mobile app

Google+ adds a load of new features to mobile app

Google has released version 4.3.0 of their mobile app for Google+ today and it comes chock full of updates and features that are sure to brighten your Monday.

According to the update, the new release includes:

Facebook updates iOS app with improved buttons and free calling

Facebook updates iOS app with improved buttons and free calling

Facebook has released a new version of their iPhone app today that features an all-new button design, as well as free calling to anyone in the U.S. or Canada integrated right into the main app.

According to the update:

New button design makes it easy to like, comment and share posts in News Feed.

Foursquare provides businesses with a dedicated app

Foursquare provides businesses with a dedicated app

Foursquare announced today that they have released a new app just for business owners. Like Facebook's Pages, the app allows businesses to log in and manage their venues. The app supports multiple venues, and even allows the business to post status updates and respond to tips or comments as that business.

Facebook embraces mobile voice and video

Facebook embraces mobile voice and video

Facebook has been experimenting with video messaging for a short while now. Today, Facebook released version 5.4 of their mobile app for iOS to support it. There has been no official announcement yet from Facebook.

According to the update, Facebook users can now share their moments with voice messages and video recordings right from the app:

StumbleUpon releases major app update

StumbleUpon releases major app update

StumbleUpon, the social bookmarking service that allows users to "stumble" from site to site, has released a major update for their mobie app. According to the update, version 3.3 includes a new Home page and features Lists, Slide and an integrated Refresh.

How to be seen by more customers using Facebook Nearby

How to be seen by more customers using Facebook Nearby

For local small businesses, one of the keys to search engine marketing is making sure that if a customer is searching for your business, they can find it easily. This means making sure that your business has a regional listing in each of the major search engine's local directory, like Google+ Local or Bing Local.

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