Apple, Mobile, and Live Streaming Video: Weekly Social Media Roundup

Our weekly roundups corral the news you can use.
photodune-5843594-newspaper-xsThis week Apple made some big announcements and released some new products. There were a couple of surprises. One is seeing representatives from  Adobe and um…Microsoft on stage to demonstrate their products on the new, giant iPad. The other surprising announcement was that the introduction of the stylus – I mean Steve Jobs felt we already had the best stylus on our hands.

Facebook releases a number of Page updates that improve usability on mobile including a more prominent call to action buttons and new sections for brand pages.

Facebook is also now enabling Journalists to stream live video. Not long ago they enabled celebrities to Live stream, now journalists. We should expect and prepare brands to be next.

Speaking of Live Streaming Video, Meeerkat has introduced the use of Live Hashtags.

“This new approach to stream discovery is the quickest way to meet people around shared interests as they happen.”

Did we miss any big headlines? Share with us in the comments.