Here’s your quick weekly summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Facebook, Google+, Twitter and YouTube:
- Facebook redesign – last Thursday, Facebook started a slow roll-out of new features including content-specific feeds (for photos, music and more), plus larger images, video, and ads (TechCrunch)
- Google+ updates locals tab, changes design and About page – Google+ cover photos just got much bigger; when loading a business page, users will see the cover photo and only the latest post (Simply Zesty)
- TweetDeck goes through some changes – in early May, TweetDeck will no longer be available via mobile, though the service will continue on desktop browsers (FastCompany)
- YouTube to launch music subscriptions – YouTube announced plans to launch a music subscription service later this year; users can access all music for free, but subscribers will be able to unlock additional features, possibly including ad-free access (CNN Money)
Any updates to social media platforms that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!