Google+ is an account service that allows interaction with other users through posts and pictures. This is the official link to upgrade the Google Plus SDK for iOS. Resources include download, access frameworks, upgrade, and build. Additional tools explain how to integrate Google+ into iOS, how to share to Google+ from iOS, and how to share interactive posts from the iOS app.
Twitter has just taken a step toward a richer social experience with its exciting new "lists" feature, which gives users the ability to organize individual accounts into groups. For example, a user can create and share a list of "celebrity" accounts that they follow. Twitter lists may be marked by their creators as public, or kept private for personal use.
mBLAST has enhanced its mPACT API product in an attempt to target the academic community. Virtual-Strategy.com tells us that the new feature, titled mPACT API PhD,
"Is designed to provide discovery, scoring and analytics across traditional and social media for academic administrators and faculty alike, providing solutions to assist in faculty recruitment and assessment, in development and in alumni engagement."
The enhancement allows academic institutions to search for scholarly material presented by academics in non-traditional venues (e.g. blogs, social media, etc.).