Saturday, September 17, 2016

Weekly Update - September 17, 2016: YouTube Community, Google+ Scheduling, Cardboard Camera

My favorite updates this week:
  • YouTube introduced the new “Community” tab (on a limited number of channels)
  • You can now use social media management services like Hootsuite to schedule posts to Google+ Profiles
  • The Google Cardboard Camera app now lets you share your VR Images
Plus there are updates and tips for YouTube Analytics, Local Business owners, live streaming, AdSense, Google Photos, Gmail, Outlook and more. 

Other topics I'm following: 
  • Do Facebook's automated spam filters and removal of flagged content amount to censorship? (see "Other social media")
  • AdBlock Plus now sells ads  (see "AdSense and advertising")
  • Apple iMessage and Facebook Messenger as app platforms (see "Hangouts and Messaging")
  • The EU's proposed changes to copyright law - good, bad, terrible? (See "More around the web")
Image: Illustration by Ethel Franklin Betts for The Orphant Annie Book by James Whitcomb Riley (1908), in honor of all the storytellers on YouTube and Google+. 

YouTube and Video Creation

Go Live

Google+ and Spaces

Other social media

Google Photos and Mobile Photography

Google for businesses

Bloggers and Webmasters

AdSense and advertising

Hangouts and Messaging

Nexus, Android, Project Fi

Productivity

Privacy and Security

More around the web


Posted by Peggy K

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