social networks

Google+ Communities start rolling out – time to join a group

Google announced a lot of information today regarding their popular and growing social network Google+. Stating they have passed over 500 million users and around 235m active users. Pretty impressive numbers to say the least. The other big news was Google+ Communities, which is their answer to Facebook Groups. Below we'll go into a few details as well as let you enjoy the neat little video they've put together.

Twitter and Nielsen team up to offer new brand surveys

Advertising, as they say, makes the world go round. If you use Twitter frequently, you've probably seen more than few promoted tweets in your timeline, and now the company is looking to expand on that idea a little bit. Twitter has teamed up with Nielsen to deliver brand surveys to users in the same way it shows promoted tweets, allowing companies to get a better idea of how its Twitter ad campaigns are working.

Roamz real-time social discovery app comes to Android

A brand new application has just launched for Android today called Roamz. Why check into Foursquare and many other apps to find friends or things to do when Roamz can do it all for you. This is similar to other social discovery apps only it requires no check-in's and operates in real time. They are calling it "social goggles for the real world" that will make you feel like a local no matter where you go.

Facebook App overhaul brings faster performance, better UI, ICS support and more

Today Facebook will be pushing a much needed update for their Android application. It is currently not available yet but should hit the Android Market sometime today according to the official Facebook Blog. They are calling it a faster Facebook for Android and it has tons of new features, improvements to the UI, faster performance, and that all important support for ICS (since the menu button has been missing for Nexi users). Check out these renders on the Galaxy Nexus and the full details below.
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