- Get personal: Tim Nekritz reminds that if you're using a personal profile on Facebook for business, you're in violation of the terms of service. That's also true on Google+, which this week began pulling down accounts under the names of brands.
- Crafts with QR codes: If you use QR codes and want to spread 'em around, using paint, see this way to make a QR code stencil. Just promise you won't use it for a wallcovering.
- Southern searchers: Local search turns out to be a phenomenon in the U.S. South and in small cities, says this new study.
- Journo tools: How to use Google+ for breaking news gives you clues that will add to your media-relations savvy with this new tool, and this study yields best practices for journalists on Facebook.
- Hangouts are the new black: Google+ has video chat "hangouts," and Facebook this week rolled out a similar option for up to 20 people.
And here are a few items favorited, to read later:
- Who owns news? This post looks at the concentration of media ownership--useful for your media relations team to read.
- How journalists are using Google+ yields five early examples.
- Small is beautiful: Building community for niche-topic blogs is another great Problogger post.