In Case You Missed It: Social Media Recap

Twitter settled a lawsuit that gives the company control over the word "tweet".  Twittad, a provider of sponsored advertising on Twitter, previously owned the trademark to the term.  Twittad trademarked its tagline, "Let your ad meet tweets" and various versions of the word "tweet."  The two companies settles their differences and Twittad will transfer the "tweet" trademark to Twitter. Facebook finally launched its official iPad app that gives users access at their fingertips.  The Facebook iPad app includes a left-hand navigation bar for accessing News Feed, photos, messages, Groups and settings.  Notifications, chat, status updates and search are also available on the app. New features include games and HD video.

Google+ has hit a big milestone - 40 million users.  This week Google+ also announced that users can more easily find relevant information by adding real-time search and hashtags.