Here’s your quick weekly summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Flickr:
- Twitter Launches TV Ad Targeting, Twitter Amplify For Real-Time Videos In Stream – Twitter announced TV ad targeting – advertisers/media buyers can send out promoted tweets to coordinate with TV ads – and new service Twitter Amplify, bringing realtime video to the site from initial partners including BBC America, FOX, Fuse and The Weather Channel (TechCrunch)
- Twitter Introduces Website Security Tool After AP Account Hacked – two step authentication is now an option for Twitter logins: users now have to input a code – sent via text message to a mobile phone – in order to log in (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- Twitter Launches Ad That Can Collect Personal Information for Marketers – marketers can now collect personal information from Twitter users (who chose to provide it) via Lead Generation Cards, an expanded tweet that lets users share information with brands with just one click (AdAge)
- Google+ Unveils Redesign for Mobile Web – posts now appear as ‘cards’ on the Google+ mobile news stream; Profiles and Pages now include photos and larger “tap targets” (Mashable)
- The New Flickr: Everything You Need to Know – last week Yahoo unveiled a brand new Flickr experience for its desktop and Android users (Mashable)
Any updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments!