February's top updates for Google Plussers, YouTubers and Bloggers: Brand Pages, Beta testing, Live Streaming & more

Watch the video to see my overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ewNHgIvPnU

Google+ Updates

* Create a Google+ Brand Page for your business, brand, or organization, right on Google+

http://www.peggyktc.com/2017/02/create-google-page-for-your-brand.html

* Apply to become a Google+ Beta Tester

https://plus.google.com/+googleplus/posts/FtZfHrRReJU

* Vote for direct sharing to Google+ Collections at Buffer:

https://buffer.uservoice.com/forums/257855-feedback-and-ideas/suggestions/10792152-google-collections

* Vote for direct sharing to Google+ Collections at Hootsuite

https://feedback.hootsuite.com/discussion/179/post-directly-to-google-collections

Blogger updates

* AdSense offers more granular Category blocking for ads displaying on your Blogger blog or YouTube channel

https://plus.google.com/+PeggyKTC/posts/DMxUURLVGC1

YouTube Updates

* A Billion hours of video watched per day

https://youtube.googleblog.com/2017/02/you-know-whats-cool-billion-hours.html

* A Billion captioned videos

https://youtube.googleblog.com/2017/02/one-billion-captioned-videos.html

* Fix videos with misleading or unrelated tags

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/youtube/naU0BcRJEOM

* Mobile live streaming and Super Chat

https://youtube.googleblog.com/2017/02/mobile-live-streaming-super-chat-live.html

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