social networks

Google+ turns 2, looking all grown up

Even though it feels like just last month that Google+ launched, today it turned two years old. It's hard to believe, we know, but the social network is starting to look all grown up. Two years ago we met Google's second attempt at a social network, and it has continued to increase in popularity, features, and additions to what we see and enjoy today.

Google Mine: an unannounced place to catalog and collect things

It is looking like Google has begun testing a new service called Mine. The details are just starting to come available and for now what we have seen has the service listed as being "internal only." That of course brings the warning that Google always has plenty of items in such a state and not all will see a public release. That said, Google Mine looks to be a place where you can collect and catalog things.

Twitter Music app coming soon as the social site shuns Android

Twitter is getting ready to take on some aspects of the music industry while also integrating plenty of music discovery and listening features into their service. According to a few new reports from CNET the new feature will reportedly be called Twitter Music and their iOS app could launch within the next month. Just like Vine, it looks like Twitter will once again shun Android users.

Facebook Newsfeed redesign aims for ‘mobile consistency’

Today Facebook is detailing the all-new Facebook front page known as the Newsfeed, and team Zuckerberg just announced a few details. Everything is changing, again. The new redesign will be aimed at "mobile consistency" as well as delivering what they call the best "personalized newspaper" available. It looks like Facebook is about to start taking mobile seriously.
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