Check out the top SEO, search engine and Internet marketing industry news stories from around the Web this week.

Google+ Sees Massive Membership Growth
Google+ recently had it’s best month ever according to Mashable. The site had 49 million U.S. visitors in the month of December which is up 55% since November. According to the article, Google+ how has over 62 million members, which is a highly significant growth rate.

Reddit Sees 2x Growth In 2011, Now Serving 2 Billion Pageviews A Month
One of the most popular social news communities, Reddit recently hit record numbers. The website had over 2 billion pageviews in the month of December, which is up 1 billion views since February 2011.

6 Mobile Search Optimization Trends for 2012
Find out the top mobile marketing trends for this year from Search Engine Land.

Google Announces “Megasitelinks,” Image Search Improvements and Better Byline Dates
Google recently announced a new project it calls “Megasitelinks” as well as some improvements to the image search tool and a few other updates.

Google Chrome Beta Released, Now Even Faster and More Secure
According to the official Google Chrome blog, a new beta version of the web browser was recently released that improves security and increases speed.