#SocialSkim: Apple Takes Aim at Facebook's WhatsApp, Plus 12 More Stories This Week

This week's social roundup is all about community (and money). Apple, mostly unknown in the social arena aside from a couple of flops, has put Facebook's WhatsApp and other social messaging platforms in its crosshairs with its latest software release, while YouTube has introduced a new community feature to become more social.Read the full article

YouTube's New Thing (and a New Thing of Our Own)

100 Days, our forthcoming show about health: http://youtube.com/100days Our brand new community tab: https://www.youtube.com/user/vlogbrothers/community In which John discusses the beta release of YouTube's community tab, which allows channels to upload text posts, images, GIFs, and live shows. This is a big change, and yes change is terrifying, but we're really excited to see YouTube focusing on the community-building aspects of the site. ---- Subscribe to our newsletter! http://nerdfighteria.com/newsletter/ And join the community at http://nerdfighteria.com http://effyeahnerdfighters.com Help transcribe videos - http://nerdfighteria.info John's twitter - http://twitter.com/johngreen John's tumblr - http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com Hank's twitter - http://twitter.com/hankgreen Hank's tumblr - http://edwardspoonhands.tumblr.com