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Weekly Update - February 18, 2017: YouTube, Community, Maps & More

My top updates this week, in and out of the Googleverse:
Plus there are more tips and updates for YouTubers, Live Streamers, Blogger bloggers, AdSense Publishers, Project Fi customers and more.

Image: The Great Backyard Bird Count is February 17-20. Learn more and sign up to start counting today. The image is Starling (Winter Plumage) from The birds of the British Isles and their eggs. (1919)


YouTube and Video Creation

PewDiePie’s “Fall”

Go Live

  • How to edit your YouTube Live video archive (Ileane Smith)
  • What is Super Chat? (YouTube Help)


  • How to check your Google+ Views and other stats
  • Google+ tip: Keyboard shortcuts (Robert Wallis)
  • The Messy Divorce Between Google+ & Google My Business - Online Ownership (Online Ownership)
  • Основы работы с новой версией Google+ (Yuriy Hlopko)

Other social media

Google Photos and Mobile Photography

  • Google Photos on the web now shows which album a photo is in (Android Police)

Google for businesses

  • Google Updates GMB Guidelines - Virtual Offices are NOT Allowed for SABs (Joy Hawkins)
  • Business owners: check out the Google Small Business Community Office Hours! (Google Small Business)
  • Missing your Business Page Stats, check your promotions Inbox (Tim Capper)
  • The Complete Guide to your Google My Business Dashboard (Tim Capper)
  • Make a Professional Video with YouTube Director Onsite (Google Partners)

Bloggers and Webmasters

AdSense and advertising

Hangouts and Messaging

Pixel, Android, Project Fi


Privacy and Security

More around the web

Updated March 2019 to remove Google+ links