Your tweets just got a lot more searchable
Google and Twitter are teaming up to allow the search engine to surface tweets directly in search results, the two companies announced Tuesday. To start, the update will appear in mobile searches — both on browsers and in Google's iOS and Android apps
An update on Google's regular web search will follow.
See also: How to search your own tweets on Twitter
This means you no longer need to go directly to Twitter to look up specific Twitter accounts, hashtags or tweets concerning given topics. If you want to search for a particular handle, for example, you can simply search "NASA Twitter" to view the handle and account's most recent tweets. Searching for specific hashtags or other topics that may be trending will also turn up Twitter results, Google says Read more...More about Google, Twitter, Social Media, Tech, and Apps Software
Google+ is getting a Pinterest-style facelift.
Google's social network is adding Pinterest-like collections to its platform, the company announced Monday. Collections allow Google+ users to group similar posts into topic-based sections, which appear in the new "collections" tab on Google+ profiles.
"Every collection is a focused set of posts on a particular topic, providing an easy way for you to organize all the things you’re into," Google's Dmitry Shapiro wrote in a post on Google+. "Each collection can be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people." Read more...More about Google, Social Media, Tech, Apps Software, and Apps And Software