Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.
To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.
What’s New This Week
Blab.im has marketers talking: Combining features of Google Hangouts with Periscope-like functions, Blab.im introduces an iPhone client and fully functional desktop experience that allows up to four video streams at once with the click of a button. The site’s ease of use, along with rapid adoption by social media marketers, make it worth a look. Click here to see a recording of a Blab session from Mike Stelzner.
“Blab lets you watch live video conversations between interesting people.”
Twitter to Expand Ad Network Beyond Twitter: Twitter unveiled significant expansions to its advertising platform, “including a new name to better reflect the evolution of the product: Twitter Audience Platform – a simple and effective way for advertisers to reach over 700 million people on and off of Twitter.”
“The Twitter Audience Platform automatically transforms your Promoted Tweets into in-app ad formats.”