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Google Apps Admins Can Set Default State For Google+ Profile Discoverability

Google announced that Google Apps admins can now set the default state for profile discoverability in their domain through a control in the admin console if they have enabled Premium Features. It is checked by default, making profiles discoverable in public web searches. At launch, all users with discoverability on will get the admin default, and those with it off …

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Infographic Looks At B2B Social Media Potential For 2014

UK-based Real Business Rescue has gathered some findings about B2B social media use to project what’s in store for the remainder of the year. Data comes from a bunch of sources including eMarketer, Social Media Examiner, InternetRetailer, BusinessInsider, MediaBistro, AdAge and others. Among said projections is that social media advertising will see “explosive growth” throughout the year and into the …

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Google Launches Official Google+ Page For Webmasters

There is now an official Google+ page for Google Webmasters. Matt Cutts tweeted a link to it, and the page made its first post last night: So far, that’s all that it has to offer, but we can probably expect similar (if not the same) posts as what we see from the Google Webmasters Twitter account: Tweets by @googlewmc That …

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Google Shows Analytics Metrics On Google+ Dashboard

If your’e an analytics junkie who happens to spend a lot of time running a Google+ page, there’s good news. Google starting to show Analytics metrics right on the Google+ dashboard for sites that are connected. You can see things like new visits, unique visitors and pageviews for the past 30 days, for example. Google’s Daniel Waisberg announced the feature …

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In Case You Missed The Memo, ‘Google+ Is Google (Which Includes Gmail)’

Google announced a new change to Gmail this week, enabling people to send messages to Google+ users without knowing their email address. If you have a Gmail account and a Google+ account, you can send such messages to other Google+ users, and likewise, other Google+ users can send messages to you. If you let them. Of course, the “invasion of …

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Google Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1

New Android versions are always a cause for celebration as Google works some interesting new features into its mobile OS. Similarly, updates to Google Play Service should be met with the same kind of enthusiasm as Android app developers get more features to play around with. Google announced this week that Google Play Services 4.1 is now rolling out to …

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Now Google+ Users Can Email Gmail Users Without Knowing Their Email Addresses

Google has added increased Google+ integration into Gmail. When you go to compose a new message, and start typing, it will now bring up Google+ connections as suggestions in addition to your regular contacts. In other words, Google+ connections become contacts regardless of whether you’ve ever exchanged emails. This is an extension of previous Google+-related additions to Gmail. About two …

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Google+ App Update Adds Snow To Your Photos

Google is treating Google+ users to some holiday fun with the latest app update for Android. You can bring up any photo in Google+ and shake your device to make it snow. A second shake will let you share the snowy photo. How heartwarming. Image: Google

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New ‘+Post Ads’ Let Advertisers Reach Millions Of Sites With Google+ Posts

It was only a matter of time before Google+ got ads, and that time has now come. Google product manager Eran Arkin announced in a Google+ post that the company’s social layer is introducing something called “+Post Ads”. These are basically promoted posts, but rather than just appearing on Google+, they appear throughout the Google Display Network. For now, Google …

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Are These The YouTube Comment Fixes Users Are Looking For?

Earlier this month, Google launched a new commenting system on YouTube powered by Google+. Google said in its announcement that the “comments you care about” would move to the top. The new system also enabled private conversations to take place around videos, and offered new tools for comment review. The new system was simply “better,” according to Google. As you …

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Is Google Being Transparent Enough?

Many would say that Google has become more transparent over the years. It gives users, businesses and webmasters access to a lot more information about its intentions and business practices than it did long ago, but is it going far enough? When it comes to its search algorithm and changes to how it ranks content, Google has arguably scaled back …

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