Google+ today announced a few product updates, including one that affects how photos appear in its lightbox function. We’ve got a video above, care of Wired. The article says the improvements are meant to keep up with Facebook’s new Timeline feature, which is now slowly rolling out, and Twitter’s redesign. Twitter introduced brand pages and other features a couple of weeks ago. Our colleagues at AllTwitter break down the bells and whistles.
Prince Walid bin Talal of Saudi Arabia invested $300 million in Twitter. According to The New York Times, the volume of Arabic tweets increased 2,146 percent over the 12 months ending October 31, making Arab-language messages the fastest growing on Twitter.
Data from comScore shows that 15 percent of the videos watched online in November were ads. Hulu aired 565 million minutes of ads that month.