Ronnie Bincer from VideoLeadsOnline.com joins John Hanlon this week. We discuss: Google+ hits 400 million users, Google Apps drops IE8 support, YouTube updates and Facebook testing instant uploads.
Ronnie Bincer has been poking around with online Video and Video SEO for more than 5 years now. Lately he is consumed with Google Plus and all it can do for you from a Video Content Marketing perspective, especially with Hangouts & Hangouts on Air.
1. New G+ Numbers Show 400 Million Users
Vic Gundotra over at Google announced this week that Google+ has hit 400 million users. Around 100 million people use the social network every month.
2. Google Apps Drop IE8 Support
“As we announced last year, we support the latest version of Google Chrome (which automatically updates whenever it detects that a new version of the browser is available) as well as the current and prior major release of Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari on a rolling basis. Each time a new version of one of these browsers is released, we begin supporting the update and stop supporting the third-oldest version.”
3.Google Apps For Colleges Popularity Exploding
According to brand new U.S. News and World Report rankings, 72 of the top 100 colleges in the country use Google Apps.
4. Anything New With YouTube
- Time Code links work inside Google Plus
- New look for email communications via email: Alert notices are have different look now, cleaner
- System update a couple nights ago, may be seeing more and more new stuff surface any time now.
Google & YouTube connections… Google Goodies if you use your ‘Real Name’ in YouTube:
- YouTube Annotation links to G+ Profile (page)
- Private Video Sharing to G+ Circles via YouTube Dialog
- Access G+ Notifications via YouTube interface
Similar to G+ and Dropbox, Facebook is starting to roll out the ability for users to auto upload photos into a private album. Every photo taken with your Android phone could be put right into a Facebook album and then shared later if desired.