Everyone Can Start Getting More Pageviews From The +1 Button Starting Today

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We recently reported on a new feature Google unveiled for the +1 button: recommendations. When you hover over the button on a site, it will now recommend other content on that site based on +1's, providing a way for users to discover more well-liked content on the site, and possibly drive some additional pageviews for the publisher.

Here's what it looks like:

Google Plus Recommendations

It's also nice that links open in new tabs, when clicked.

Google announced today that the feature is rolling out for everyone. Users in the Google+ Platform Preview received an email that said:

Recommendations are rolling out to all users today. For more information, please see the announcement here:

http://googleplusplatform.blogspot.com/2012/06/launching-google-1-recommendations.html

Thank you for testing and your feedback on this change! As always, if you have any additional questions or feedback, please join us in the forum:

https://groups.google.com/group/google-plus-developers/

+The Google+ Platform team
https://plus.google.com/110967630299632321627

Early feedback on the feature has been positive, and it provides webmasters with another reason to seek more +1s from users.

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