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Larry Page Hasn’t Posted A Public Google+ Update Since Late May, So It Must Be A Ghost Town, Right? Larry Page Hasn’t Posted A Public Google+ Update Since Late May, So It Must Be A Ghost Town, Right?
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Sound the “Google+ is dead” alarm. Larry Page hasn’t posted a public update since May 25. Just in case it isn’t crystal clear, I was being sarcastic. Paul McNamara at NetworkWorld posted today that Google CEO Larry Page “isn’t” using …

Flipboard Gets Much More Googley Flipboard Gets Much More Googley
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While previously available in beta, Flipboard for Android is now available in the Google Play Store, as well as in the Amazon App Store and Barnes & Noble Nook Store. “Now you can connect your Google+ account to Flipboard and …

Twitter Down At Various Times Throughout The Day, Google+ Has Fun Twitter Down At Various Times Throughout The Day, Google+ Has Fun

As previously reported, Twitter has been experiencing some downtime today. It seems to be coming and going. Meanwhile, users have been flockig to other social networks to talk about how Twitter is down. That includes Google+, where there is no …

Google+ Profiles Just Got A Lot More Social And Photo-Friendly Google+ Profiles Just Got A Lot More Social And Photo-Friendly
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Google is rolling out new updates to Google+ Profiles and Pages. A sharebox is being added, and cover photos are being made easier to manage. Users will now be able to share from their own profile, as for some reason, …

Google: Google+ Will Never Have Ads [Update: Actually, Google+ May One Day Have Ads] Google: Google+ Will Never Have Ads [Update: Actually, Google+ May One Day Have Ads]
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Update: Apparently Scoble got it wrong when quoting Horowitz, and he did not actually say that Google+ will never have ads. Scoble said later in a comment on Google+: Also, sorry to +Bradley Horowitz for getting his quote wrong (apparently …

Google+ For The Enterprise Coming Soon? Google+ For The Enterprise Coming Soon?

Google+ Vice President of Product Management, Bradley Horowitz, made several interesting announcements related to Google’s social network at the LeWeb London conference. For one, Google+ is coming to Flipboard. Perhaps even more interesting, he said that Google+ will never have …

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 …