It’s easy to forget that it’s the season of giving, but just in case your list is a little short of love and charity, Google is hosting a hangout just for donations. The Hangout-A-Thon begins today on #GivingTuesday, December 3rd, 2013. Show More Summary
With the look of Google Plus and Facebook-like elements, a new social network named "Syme" feels as cozy as a well-worn shoe. But beneath the familiar veneer, it's quite different. Syme encrypts all content, such as status updates, photos and files, so that only people invited to a group can view it. Show More Summary
YouTube is easily one of the most visited websites in the world. Recently, integration with Google Plus has frustrated many of its users. People don’t like nagging, or the new feel of the comments section. Regardless of this specific...Show More Summary
Managing a social media account is not easy. Take it from us: we manage a Facebook account with over 240,000 fans, a Twitter account with close to 70,000 followers, and a Google Plus account with over 50,000 circlers. We get bombarded with some of the most absurd requests, questions and comments known to man. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, mathematics vlogger Vi Hart posted a ringing denunciation of the new integration of Youtube comments with Google Plus, arguing that the ham-fisted change had brought Youtube comments to an even lower low.
As I help agencies and brands develop GooglePlus strategies, teach them how to use its many features, and answer questions in GooglePlus Helpouts, I gain greater appreciation for G+ every day. While Facebook is predominantly a place to follow friends and post photos of cats, GooglePlus has more serious business capabilities. read more
Creating a computer program to find relationships in networks, such as Google Plus and Facebook, may help users more easily set up and maintain privacy settings, according to researchers. "We want to help users configure privacy to be better protected," said Anna Squicciarini, assistant professor of information sciences and technology, Penn State. Show More Summary
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt yesterday shared a rather cutesy little post on his Google Plus account which he claims is a guide to converting from iPhones to Android phones, but is really a subtle, kind of genius attack on five of Apple’s...Show More Summary
Image Source: Winter Wonderlab/Google Plus These may not be the likely luxurious showrooms consumers climb aboard when those mysterious barges set sail, but it is Google’s continued experimentation with retail space. And, it will all take place inside temporary pop-up shops. Show More Summary
If you’ve noticed the comments in your YouTube account are looking more like Google Plus these days, it’s not your imagination. YouTube recently announced roll out of a new comment section powered by Google Plus. In a post on the official YouTube Blog, product manager Nundu Janakiram and principal engineer Yonatan Zunger explained: We told you... Show More Summary
Are you looking for help with something and YouTube just isn’t cutting it? It’s time to check out Google Plus. Earlier this year, Google launched “Google Helpouts,” a new video chat helpline service. The program is now open to the public and brings live video tutorials, instructions and services to you through Google Hangouts. Whether... Read More
Google has changed the commenting system on YouTube so that you need to be a Google Plus user to post; the new system uses algorithms to promote some comments above others, and has the perverse effect of making trolls more visible.
Professional Photographer Webcast – Will The Mobile Phone Camera Replace The DSLR? When: Wednesday, November 13th at 2pm EST Where: Live here and on Google Plus: https://google.com/+aphotoeditor1 Who: Rob Haggart, Suzanne Sease and Stephen Alvarez Topic: Join us today at 2pm EST for the Professional Photographer Webcast where we will be speaking with professional photographer [...]
It was recently brought to my attention that Google Plus is reserving the right to charge for custom URLs in the future. As much as I love Google Plus, there isn’t a chance I’d pay for a custom URL. But what this has made me realize is that we take social media for granted. read more
. What's this about? Google are now forcing everyone with YouTube accounts to activate G+ accounts. Apparently, you can no longer comment there without signing in via a G+ account. I will move all of my video activity in the future to Vimeo. Show More Summary
Google Plus is back in the headlines again, but not for any spike in users or must-have new features. Rather, Google’s social network has now become further entwined in yet another of Google’s properties, YouTube. YouTubers, both video creators and commenters, are upset about the new requirement of pretty much anyone using the site to [...]
I know how to post photos to Facebook and Pinterest. Heck, I can figure it out on Google Plus. But on LinkedIn, how do I post a photo as a status update?
Hummingbird and Hashtags: Keeping Your Google Plus Content Strategy Alive written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest...Show More Summary
There are over 1,000 social APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory. The big names in that list, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Twitter, are also amongst the most popular public APIs overall. Since other API providers look to these...Show More Summary