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Google Just Disrupted The Conference Business With Hangouts On Air Google Just Disrupted The Conference Business With Hangouts On Air

If you organize conferences and similar events, your future in terms of how you organize and price your events just got really interesting. If you’re a conference-goer, events that might be out of reach to you for reasons of distance …

Google Finds More Exposure For Google+ With Flipboard Partnership Google Finds More Exposure For Google+ With Flipboard Partnership

Google has partnered with popular iOS news reader Flipboard to integrate Google+ into the product. Google+ Vice President of Product Management, Bradley Horowitz, announced as much at LeWeb London. The discussion with Horowitz from the conference will be available here, …

Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter

You may recall a Google+ Office Hours from a few weeks ago that introduced us to the amazing Tabletop Forge app. It used Google+ Hangouts as a new way to host traditional tabletop role-playing games across any distance. It was …

Google’s New Local Ratings Costing Businesses Clicks? Google’s New Local Ratings Costing Businesses Clicks?
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It seems that Google’s decision to replace its star rating system with Zagat scores for local search results isn’t a huge hit with some businesses. Do you like Google’s new approach to local business ratings? Let us know in the …

Google Launches New YouTube Google+ Integration Google Launches New YouTube Google+ Integration
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Google continues to expand the presence of Google+ throughout its other products, but it is also finding ways to expand the presence of its other products throughout Google+. Google has now announced a new YouTube app for Google+ Hangouts. YouTube …

Google Continues To Spread Google+ Throughout Its Products (This Time It’s Panoramio) Google Continues To Spread Google+ Throughout Its Products (This Time It’s Panoramio)

Google announced today that it has added the +1 button to Panoramio photo pages. This is just the latest of Google’s Google+ integration into its other products, which will likely continue for the foreseeable future. “Every time you click on …

Google+ Loses Two Major Game Developers

There’s been a recent trend that found people leaving Facebook for mobile when it comes to gaming. Facebook has been working to improve its mobile presence with things like App Center so it’s only a matter of time before they’ll …

Google Gives You New Way To Link Your Site With Your Google+ Page Google Gives You New Way To Link Your Site With Your Google+ Page
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Google+ Product Management Director Dennis Troper posted on Google+ that the company has made it easier for you to link your site to your Google+ Page. “When you link your website to your Google+ page, your recent posts can appear …

A Google A Day Trailer Shows Off Google+ Integration A Google A Day Trailer Shows Off Google+ Integration

Last year Google partnered with The New York Times to launch a trivia game called A Google A Day. The game has players use Google search to find the answer to different trivia questions that are updated daily. Google set …

Google On How Users Can Build Networks For Search Google On How Users Can Build Networks For Search

Google Developer Programs Tech Lead Maile Ohye posted a twenty-minute video about Google+ and the +1 button to the Webmaster Central blog today. For many of you, there’s not going to be a whole lot of new info. It’s really …

Google Street View Data Now Available For Panoramio Mapping Google Street View Data Now Available For Panoramio Mapping
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Google Maps has been in the news a lot over the last week or two, having unveiled its own new 3D imagery and offline maps, along with being dumped by Apple as its primary Maps provider (in favor of TomTom). …

Google Improves Google+ Search Signals Google Improves Google+ Search Signals
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Google revealed a list of 39 changes it made in May, and one of them is about improving social search – particularly when Google chooses to show Google+ pages in the right-hand panel, often reserved for Knowledge Graph results. Google’s …

Google: +1 Is Not The Best Quality Signal Google: +1 Is Not The Best Quality Signal
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Google launched the +1 button, even before people knew about Google+, the social network. It was a way to tell Google that you felt a particular piece of content or search result was one of quality, and deserved to rank …

Google May Be Looking To Launch Its Own Timeline Google May Be Looking To Launch Its Own Timeline

When Google first launched Google+ it reminded a lot of people, right out of the box, a lot of Facebook, in terms of the way it was designed. If some patents that have been acquired by Google are an indication …

Google Shuts Down Panoramio iPhone App Google Shuts Down Panoramio iPhone App

Google announced this morning that it is taking down Panoramio’s iPhone uploader app and geotagging with Google Latitude feature. Panoramio is the Google service, which lets users upload photos for use in Google Maps and Google Earth layers. “We have …

Google+ Hangouts On Air Rolled Out To Everyone Google+ Hangouts On Air Rolled Out To Everyone
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Last month, Google announced that the Google+ Hangouts on Air feature was rolling out to all users. Today, Google says the roll out is now complete. Hangouts on Air lets Google+ users broadcast hangouts to anyone who wants to watch …

Google Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Google+ Local Google Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Google+ Local

Last week, Google revealed Google+ Local, which appears to be about merging Google+ business pages with Google Places. Google says it wants to show you “everything you need to know” about it, and it will do so in a Workshop …

Google Is Now Getting Serious About Local Businesses Google Is Now Getting Serious About Local Businesses
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Google has big plans for local businesses, and making billions for itself in the process. Google announced a major Google+ push into local search last week, when it revealed Google+ Local, which effectively turns Google+ business pages into the new …

Google Adds Captions For Google+ Video Google Adds Captions For Google+ Video

Unless you closely follow most Google employees on Google+, you may have missed the announcement yesterday of a new feature that has been added to the Google+ video player. Google+ videos now have a closed caption option, allowing caption files …

Google+ Local Reveals Google’s Plan For Zagat Google+ Local Reveals Google’s Plan For Zagat
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Google has announced that it’s rolling out Google+ Local, which it bills as “a simple way to discover and share local information”. Google is finally revealing just what it’s going to do with it’s Zagat acquisition, as Google+ Local features …

Google Talks More About Google Places & Google+ Local Google Talks More About Google Places & Google+ Local
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Earlier today, Google announced the launch of Google+ Local, a new social local search experience that will spread across Google+, Google Search and Google’s mobile search. It uses Zagat ratings and Google+ connections, and gives businesses a chance to make …