YouTube announces new features including Fan Funding and a Creator Studio app. Facebook adds multi-product ads. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Nextdoor brings the neighborhood — the original social network — online. The platform connects you with the people around you: from the guy who always takes the trash out on the wrong day to the obsessive car-cleaner two doors down. It turns out these people do actually have names.
The City of New York will release public information to citizens through the hyperlocal social network Nextdoor, the city and company announced today.
Obama’s Tweet Fest Falls Flat (Boston Herald)
President Barack Obama’s attempt to make last night’s State of the Union address the most interactive in history was a bust. Not only were Obama administration officials forced to go on the offensive against a rumored hack by the notorious group Anonymous, only 190 people had used the hashtag #WHChat over a seven-hour period Tuesday, according to an analysis by the social media metrics firm Hashtracking.
Nextdoor, a hyper-local social network that launched in October 2011, today rolled out a second version and announced a $21.6-million round of funding.