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25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started

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Google+ (or is it “Google Plus&# ?), the search giant’s big social initiative, has arrived and there’s a lot to learn. Google’s answer to Facebook has been in the works for a year and has been delayed several times due to disagreements about its design, purpose, and execution. Facebook’s threat to Google’s domination of the Web was a wake-up call that ignited the development of the new social platform. Even though Facebook’s traffic seems to be slowing in the U.S. If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably, well, a duck. Enough said.

The Gamification of News

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"Gamification" seems to be the up and coming buzz word. You may recall that in April, I covered Empire Avenue in a post about the gamification of social media. Now, Google is in the news (literally) with a gamification project of their own, and I think it has some potential. Let's explore why. This week Google announced the launch of their Google News Badges. Image credit: Austin Bryan (Flickr).

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The Social/Anti-Social Network

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Online social networking continues to change and evolve. The latest news is all about Google + (you can read some of my initial thoughts about the platform right here: Co-dependency In The Age of Facebook ). This week, Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page announced that Google + has over 10 million people using it in less than two weeks with over one billion pieces of content shared. That is mind-blowing, impressive and not all that surprising when you consider how popular platforms like Twitter and Facebook are, and how people are looking for newer/cooler social networking experiences. gmail.

Google+ and Lessons Learned

Janet Fouts

I saw a message on Google+ yesterday from the-ever on top of the newest app-Louis Gray that made me cringe. It was about an import tool called Facebook Exodus. Basically it allows you to invite your entire Facebook friends list to Google+. Of Of course you could pick and choose but if you’ve got a lot of friends you could be tempted to just invite them all. ARRGGGHHH!! ARRGGGHHH!!

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10 Sites From The Past That We Miss

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Each weekend I publish guest posts - this week Lior Levin on brands which we miss online. If you want to publish a guest post then feel free to email me a great article! 10 Sites From The Past That We Miss. Websites and services come and go on a daily basis. Unfortunately, often these websites become some our favorites and it’s really hard to let go when they get shut down. Imeem. Pownce. LimeWire.