With all of Twitter's rules, display guidelines and API changes over the last few months, it's quite clear that Twitter now wants to be in complete control of its service. So much so that it is removing third-party image services like TwitPic and yFrog from its official apps.
Managing Google+ Pages for businesses and organisations just got a lot easier as Google today announced a limited pilot programme granting six companies early access to the Google+ API. These six initial test partners are Buddy Media, Context Optional, Hearsay Social, HootSuite, Involver and Vitrue.
Google+ Senior Vice President Vic Gundotra and Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed on stage yesterday at The Web 2.0 Summit in California that Google's new social network will begin to support Google Apps accounts in the "coming days".