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Google+ Might Not Be Doing So Well After All Google+ Might Not Be Doing So Well After All
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Google+ has been a huge investment for Google over the past few years. This year saw some of the biggest investment so far with Google buying up talent like Meebo and Milk to help support Google+. The company also showed …

Google Finally Integrates Google+ Into Blogger Google Finally Integrates Google+ Into Blogger
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Google has been integrating Google+ into everything these days. Surprisingly, one part of the Google empire that has not yet felt the touch of Google+ has been Blogger. Despite my assumption that Google would integrate their social media platform into …

It Looks Like Google+ Growth Is Doing Pretty Well Globally Too It Looks Like Google+ Growth Is Doing Pretty Well Globally Too
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Earlier this week, we reported on Compete’s numbers for Google+’s unique audience growth in the U.S., as pointed out by Kontxt communication consultant Morten Myrstad in a post on Google+ itself. For a ghost town, as many seem to consider …

Google Crams More Google+ Into Search Results Google Crams More Google+ Into Search Results
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Google is showing an “actively discussed on Google+” link underneath some search results, which are (as you may have guessed) actively being discussed on Google+. It’s unclear what the criteria are for such a result displaying this, but it is …

For A Ghost Town, Google+ Sure Grew A Lot Last Month For A Ghost Town, Google+ Sure Grew A Lot Last Month
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The words “Google+” and “ghost town” are often found in the same sentence, but new data from Compete appears to indicate that, at least in the U.S., Google’s social destination is growing nicely in unique monthly visitors. In June, the …

Google+ Continues To Prove Its Versatility By Hosting A Digital Summer Camp Google+ Continues To Prove Its Versatility By Hosting A Digital Summer Camp
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Ah, summer camp, the one time of the year where kids leave the house to stay a week or two in the woods. That was my experience at least. Summer camp is supposed to teach kids vital life lessons whereas …

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

This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API
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While it may not have been one of the most talked-about announcements from Google I/O, the Google+ History API could end up being one of the most significant for the company. It’s been described as Google+’s answer to Facebook’s frictionless …

Google Launches Much Needed Google+ Hangout Accessibility App Google Launches Much Needed Google+ Hangout Accessibility App
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Google is working on making Google+ more accessible. The company announced that it is launching a new app called Hangout Captions to help inegrate live transcription into Google+ Hangouts. The following update from Google just hit Google+: Hangout Captions26 minutes …

Know When Your Favorite Store Is Open With The Google Places API Know When Your Favorite Store Is Open With The Google Places API
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Out of all the APIs that Google has released updates for this year, it seems that Google Places is the one they love the most. It has consistently received the biggest and best updates that really help developers take advantage …

Chrome Web Store Gets Google Plusified Chrome Web Store Gets Google Plusified
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Google announced that it is adding Google+ sharing features to the Chrome Web Store today. The Google plusification of the Web Store includes the addition of the +1 button, which will help users recommend apps (and extensions) to their friends, …

The Heat Is Getting To Everybody, Including Android The Heat Is Getting To Everybody, Including Android

If you’ve been outside within the past week, you probably realized that it’s really hot. The heat index for last week broke all kinds of records and it doesn’t look like it will be letting up anytime soon. Unfortunately, the …

Google Places For iOS Gets Rebranded As Google+ Local Google Places For iOS Gets Rebranded As Google+ Local

Google Places for iOS got a significant makeover yesterday, complete with a name change. In keeping with their plan to foist Google+ upon as many of their users as possible, Google Places is now Google+ Local. The update, rolled out …

Google Is Hit With Another Lawsuit, This One Actually Seems Legitimate Google Is Hit With Another Lawsuit, This One Actually Seems Legitimate
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Lawsuits are being thrown around the tech sector like they’re free candy these days. It’s hard to actually think that any of these lawsuits hold merit since most of them equate to a nerdy slap fight over which robots were …

Google Upsets Google+ Power User Wil Wheaton Again, What About You? Google Upsets Google+ Power User Wil Wheaton Again, What About You?
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Geek celebrity Wil Wheaton is what you might call a Google+ power user. He’s actively engaged on Google’s social network, and has amassed 1,373,118 followers to date. That’s a lot for Google+. Google, however, keeps doing things with Google+ that …

You’ve Read About Integrating Google+ Into Mobile Apps, Now Watch It You’ve Read About Integrating Google+ Into Mobile Apps, Now Watch It

Google+ is embracing mobile in a big way. The social network wants to be like Facebook and spread itself across the entirety of the mobile Web, including apps. To do this, Google has introduced some new developer tools and APIs …

The Google Plusification Of YouTube Continues The Google Plusification Of YouTube Continues

Google announced today that you can now associate your YouTube account with your Google+ account. In other words, if you go by your real name on Google+, you can now make that your identity on YouTube as well. Luckily, to …

Google+ Mobile Takes A Page Out Of Facebook’s Game Plan Google+ Mobile Takes A Page Out Of Facebook’s Game Plan

Google spent quite a bit yesterday talking up Google+ and the importance of mobile. They found that over half of Google+ users are now accessing the service via mobile devices and that number is only growing. They’re going to have …

Google I/O Day 1: Watch The Full, Crazy Keynote Right Here Google I/O Day 1: Watch The Full, Crazy Keynote Right Here

Google has made its day one keynote from Google I/O available to watch via YouTube. While there was skydiving involved in both day one and day two’s keynotes, it was this one where Google really grabbed people’s attention. This goes …

Here’s 2 Hours Of Google+ Hangouts Advice Here’s 2 Hours Of Google+ Hangouts Advice

With Google I/O raging on as we speak, Google has been posting a plethora of videos from the conference to YouTube, especially on its GoogleDevelopers channel. It’s been a big week for Google+, as the social network has been the …

Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks

One of the best things that Facebook has going for it is Open Graph. It allows Facebook to pervade the Internet and connect all your apps and services through a single Facebook account. These apps and services can then create …