Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Acquires Trendrr, Facebook Opens Shared Albums

Here’s your quick weekly summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Foursquare:




  • Foursquare says it’s ready to impress you now – Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley revealed a new feature that will allow Foursquare users to automatically get tips – via mobile – about a place they’re in, without even having to open the Foursquare app (AllThingsD)


  • Google’s Hangouts to go high-def – Google is bringing high-definition quality to video chats (Hangouts); first for its live “On Air” Hangouts, then to the public over the next few weeks (AllThingsD)

Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!