Rumors have swirled for over a year about Google's long-awaited social network, Google+, which is supposed to claw back some market share (in terms of time spent on the Internet) from Facebook, and which was finally unveiled yesterday. Now that Google+ is available to some journalists (not me) in a soft launch, many people are naturally wondering what differentiates it from Facebook, and Google itself is at pains to distinguish it; back in November 2010, Hugo Barra, Google's head of mobile product development said, "We're not working on a social network platform that's just going to be another social network ...
Google began rolling out a social network called Google+ to a limited number of users that it believes will crack the code on the ... Read the whole story
According to a new survey from The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, designed to examine the social impact of widespread use ... Read the whole story
Can Google do for social what it did in search? Advertisers have been waiting to answer that question for years as they waved good-bye ... Read the whole story
I remain unconvinced that Google needs to be a runaway success at something else, but in launching the Google+ project yesterday which exploits the ... Read the whole story