Google is trying. They’re trying real hard to make their social network better than Facebook. In many ways, it already is, but that has yet to translate into social media world domination yet. Yet. One thing that will possibly help is their automatic movie maker. They take videos and pictures that you’ve accumulated and combines… Continue reading #Video: Google+ automated movie maker looks sort of cool
Things were looking good for Google Plus when it first launched almost two years ago. Even while it was still in its testing phase, millions of people were clamoring to sign up for Google’s social networking service. Invites had to be suspended for the invite-only field test because of the insane demand for new accounts.… Continue reading Has Google+ risen from the ashes or are the numbers misleading?
Google+ has recently announced another new feature it has added to its social platform called Google+ Communities. This latest feature is to try and connect its users even further and to emulate real-life interactions as much as possible. With the site having 500 million people upgraded and 235 million are active across the Google platform… Continue reading Google connects you further with Google+ Communities
Google has made so many changes and added new features it is making Facebook look like the tortoise in this race for supremacy. As much as I love it when social networks take the initiative to add to my life by adding to their sites, I wish they were a little more obvious about their… Continue reading Holy cowabunga dude, I heart Google+ Ripples
Depending on what type of company you have will affect the kinds of content you share on social networks. Your business may be more apt to sharing videos and photos, while others may be less inclined. Either way, the best method in reaching your targeted audience is in knowing which social site best suits the… Continue reading How to better target your audience with Google+ and Facebook
Apparently the creators of Google+ don’t appreciate people referring to Google+ as a social network. Even though you create circles involving your friends and associates, there is a What’s New stream similar to Facebook’s News Feed, there are apps and games, and it affects your searches when you’re signed into Google, (much the way Bing… Continue reading Google+ isn’t a social network, according to Google. So what is it?
For the last few months, I have been asked on and off why I didn’t have a TECHi presence on Google+. There are many reasons: our focus on our Facebook page, our ever-growing Twitter presence, the lack of tools that integrate directly with Google+, and, of course, time (or lack thereof) all played a role.… Continue reading Follow TECHi on Google+
Since the upstart of Google Plus, it has been increasing its popularity at a very fast rate. Shockingly enough, at a faster rate than Facebook had when it was first started. Google Plus has recently climbed over 170 million users sharing information and ideas with their social circles, all within its first year of operation.… Continue reading Clash of the titans: Google+ vs. Facebook
When it comes to social networking and search, the two big internet activities are dominated by the 800 lb gorilla in each of their respective rooms. Facebook has all but won social networking and will turn thousands of people into instant millionaires once it goes public. Google allows Bing and the others to stick around… Continue reading Google+ vs Facebook, by the numbers
With many in social media declaring Google+ as a valiant effort that simply came too late to the game to make a real impact, Google CEO Larry Page released March data that showed a sharp turn in the total visits after flatlining from December to February. I want Google+ to succeed. I don’t want it… Continue reading Google+ March spike gives hope to countering the “ghost town” perception