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Google Docs Now A Core Part Of Hangouts Google Docs Now A Core Part Of Hangouts

Google Docs have just gotten a promotion in the realm of Google+. Today, the Google+ team announced that Google Docs are now part of the core Hangout experience, and can be accessed with the click of a single button from …

Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind

Mohamed Mansour, who’s actually a software engineer for RIM, has created a Chrome extension to make Google+ hangouts more accessible to blind people. It uses text to speech technology, reading content from the chat box to the user. “Today I …

Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SXSW, Draws Some Criticism Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SXSW, Draws Some Criticism
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Vic Gundotra, Google’s Senior Vice President, Engineering, talked about Google+ at SXSW in a conversation with Guy Kawasaki, now immortalized in a hip hop song. Much of the conversation was a rehash of things we already knew about – Google’s …

SXSW Day One Recap By Way Of Dope Rap SXSW Day One Recap By Way Of Dope Rap

You don’t hear raps about Guy Kawasaki and Google+ very often, but this one, which has a pretty hot beat, I might add, fills that void. It gives a nice, brief recap of day one of SXSWi in a way …

How Important Is Google+ For Businesses? [Infographic] How Important Is Google+ For Businesses? [Infographic]
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Back in November 2011 Google announced Google+ Pages, so that businesses and brand could promote themselves and their products via the new social platform. Within a few weeks, Pages had been adopted by 61% of the top 100 brands. But …

Google +1 Button Gets A New Look To Match Google+ Scheme Google +1 Button Gets A New Look To Match Google+ Scheme
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The Google +1 buttons are getting a simple makeover to match the red and white digs of the Google+ scheme. According to an update on the Google+ Developers blog, the new +1 look will be visible to the Google+ Platform …

Google +1 Thank You Links Appearing In Search Results Google +1 Thank You Links Appearing In Search Results
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By now, Google+ users have probably gotten used to the ubiquitous “+1″ sharing function that now accompanies the Tweet button and Facebook’s ‘Like’ button on most webpages. If you’re a user of this +1 sharing feature, however, you could be …

Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012 Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012
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Google is at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Google+ Engineering Director David Glazer is talking about the company’s efforts in gaming on the Google Developers Blog. Google is working closely with all browser vendors to “improve the web’s capabilities …

Google Plus Promotes Open Education Resources Google Plus Promotes Open Education Resources

Open Education Resources (OER) “are teaching and learning resources that anyone can share, reuse and remix” and it is predicted that they will play a huge role in helping students gain the skills they will need in the 21st century. …

Chrome Developer? Here’s A Google+ Hangout For You Chrome Developer? Here’s A Google+ Hangout For You

Google has been utilizing Google+ better than anyone. Go figure. Google’s use of its own social network, regardless of how much people are using it day to day, is proving to be beneficial to webmasters, web developers, marketers, etc. simply …

Google+ Hangouts Get Mask Feature Google+ Hangouts Get Mask Feature
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Google now lets you wear virtual masks in Google+ Hangouts. Finally, the killer feature. This could be the one that ushers in the downfall of Facebook. I’m kidding of course, but the feature does exist. Google product manager Amit Fulay …

Google Plus A “Ghost Town”? Or Still Being Built? Google Plus A “Ghost Town”? Or Still Being Built?
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On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal ran a piece that compared the popularity of Google Plus with that of Facebook. Despite the “apples vs oranges” nature of that comparison, the WSJ said that Google Plus is a “virtual ghost town” …

Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People
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Do you use Google+? If so, do you like to +1 Web sites and other awesome things you find on the Net? Well, it’s about to get easier to get your +1 on. The

Google+ Helps Small Business Share Recipes With The World Google+ Helps Small Business Share Recipes With The World

Google+ for businesses isn’t just for the H&Ms and Samsungs of the world. It also helps small businesses connect with their fans in meaningful ways. The Google Small Business Blog, as part of an on-going series of posts, features a …

Google+ Sucks Despite All the Free Hippie Love Google+ Sucks Despite All the Free Hippie Love
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In the past, I’ve not been shy about hiding my dislike for some of Google’s practices. In fact, I’ve called them everything from an arrogant bully to an incestuous circle jerk, trapped in a filter bubble world . But recently …

Google+ Announces Webinar For Businesses Google+ Announces Webinar For Businesses

Google+ is no Facebook yet, but it’s slowly becoming the social networking site that could. For that fact alone, businesses may want to hop on board to target the ever growing and diversified audience the site attracts. On the Inside …

StumbleUpon Updates Android App; Integrates Android Beam, More Google+ StumbleUpon Updates Android App; Integrates Android Beam, More Google+
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Amidst the clamoring of all things mobile at the Mobile World Congress in Spain, StumbleUpon announced an update to their mobile app for Android today that will feature a bevy of new features. Android users can look forward to a …

Obama’s Google+ Flooded With Chinese Comments Obama’s Google+ Flooded With Chinese Comments
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President Obama has a Google Plus page for his re-election. Recently, people in China found they were suddenly able to acces the page. From there things went quite nuts. Postings have flooded the page in what some people are calling …

2013 Ford Mustang Daytona 500 Ad To Be Previewed In Google+ Hangout, YouTube, Facebook 2013 Ford Mustang Daytona 500 Ad To Be Previewed In Google+ Hangout, YouTube, Facebook
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Ford Motor Company announced today that it will be providing a sneak preview of its upcoming “Mustang Inner TV” ad via Google+ Hangout, YouTube and Facebook, in the latest of its social-savvy marketing tactics. The ad will be shown nationally …

Google Voice Gets Circles a la Plus Google Voice Gets Circles a la Plus

For those who use Google Voice, the telephony product from Google Labs, the announcement today that Voice is getting Circles must have been welcome news. I’ve had a Google Voice number for years. I’m sure there is a good way …

Google Home Page Gets The Share Box Google Home Page Gets The Share Box

A couple weeks ago, Google announced an update to its new Google Bar (the navigation bar that spans across Google products), and showed the Google+ share box appearing on Google’s home page. We’re not sure if this is 100% rolled …