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 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:
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.
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.