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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 …

NY Giants To Host Google+ Hangout NY Giants To Host Google+ Hangout

Are you a New York Giants fan? Do you have a question that you’d like to ask Victor Cruz or Corey Webster? Are you a devious Patriot fans who wants a chance to taunt your opponents? Then head on over …

Google+ Hangout With President Obama Happening Today Google+ Hangout With President Obama Happening Today

Dad pants be damned because President Obama’s working to get his groove back with voters today as he will be participating in a live Google+ Hangout on YouTube this afternoon. The President will be answering questions (over 133,000 were submitted …

Google Webmaster Office Hours Hangout on Thursday at 10:30 am EST Google Webmaster Office Hours Hangout on Thursday at 10:30 am EST

Short notice, everyone, but Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Pierre Far has announced his first 2012 webmaster office hours hangout, and it’s happening at 10:30 am Thursday morning. From his Google+ post: When: Thursday 26 January 2012 at 3:30pm UK time. …

Matt Cutts Offers ‘Above the Fold’ Clarification Matt Cutts Offers ‘Above the Fold’ Clarification
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When Google announced their algorithm change to penalize sites using too many ads, ones that appear above the fold, the first, if not only response was, “how much is too much?” The first, best answer is, thanks to some clarification …

Google Office Hours Webmaster Hangout On Wednesday Google Office Hours Webmaster Hangout On Wednesday

Google’s John Mueller (of Google Switzerland) announced in a Google+ post that Google will be hosting an “Office Hours’ hangout on Google+ for webmasters on Wednesday. They do this 1-3 times a week, but there’s a lot of learning opportunity. …

Obama To Host Post-State of the Union Google+ Hangout Obama To Host Post-State of the Union Google+ Hangout

Just a few days after joining Google+, President Obama isn’t wasting any time before interacting with the new social base. Monday morning, The White House announced that the President will be holding a special post-State of the Union Hangout, where …

Watch AFC / NFC Championship Games With Detroit Lion Chris Harris on Google+ Watch AFC / NFC Championship Games With Detroit Lion Chris Harris on Google+

Detroit Lions safety Chris Harris is utilizing the Google+ On Air Hangout feature to host a game-viewing party with fans. Harris wrote on Google+ yesterday: The NFL Championship games are tomorrow, baybeeeee, and I’d like all of us to get …

The White House Joins Google+, Wants To Hangout With You The White House Joins Google+, Wants To Hangout With You

You now have one more way to follow the Obama administration’s day-to-day activities as The White House has officially joined Google+. According to their first post, you can expect to find news, behind the scenes photos, videos, and discussion topics …

Google Election & Politics Helps Informed Voters Stay Informed

The U.S. presidential election cycle used to be like a regulated yet exhilarating amusement park ride that you could count on starting and stopping at certain times. Think of the Scrambler: dizzying in experience yet timed to end at a …

New Year’s Eve Google+ Style New Year’s Eve Google+ Style

Singer songwriter Daria Musk is hosting a worldwide Google+ On Air Hangout to ring in the New Year. In a Google+ update, she pitched her idea as follows: 1. I host a Hangouts-On-Air broadcast ’round the clock on New Years …

Google+ For Android Gets Update With Hangouts Within Messenger Google+ For Android Gets Update With Hangouts Within Messenger

Google has launched a new version of its Google+ app for Android, now available in the Android Market. The most notable feature is the addition of hangouts within Google+ Messenger. “Even with all the great technology I have to connect …

Google Uses Galaxy Nexus To Promote Google+ Hangouts Google Uses Galaxy Nexus To Promote Google+ Hangouts
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It’s Galaxy Nexus day, and people have been lining up to purchase the new device. I came across a promotional video in Google’s YouTube uploads promoting Google Hangouts on the device, using a classic Queen song: Speaking of Hangouts, Google …

Google + Hangouts Get More Accessible and Feature-Rich Google + Hangouts Get More Accessible and Feature-Rich

Google announced the launch of several new features for Google+ Hangouts. For one, you can launch a Hangout from any post on Google+. There is now a “Hangout” button underneath any post, and if others are already hanging out, you …

Make Calls Inside of Google+ Hangouts Make Calls Inside of Google+ Hangouts

Google announced a new Google Hangouts with Extras feature that lets you make phone calls from inside Hangouts. In the announcement on Google+, Google’s Jarkko Oikarinen said, “We are constantly listening to feedback so that we can make Hangouts even …

GOP Candidates on Google+: Hangouts with Fox News Special Report

Social media has often been credited as a driving force behind President Obama’s campaign win, and obviously that’s not been lost on others trying to reach the White House. Republican presidential candidates are not only taking to social media, but …

The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu Hold Google+ Hangout The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu Hold Google+ Hangout

Last Friday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama joined Google+, and it didn’t take him much time to start interacting with one of the new social site’s flagship features. On the same day he joined the network, The Dalai Lama announced …

Google+ Gets Search & New Hangouts Features, Invitations No Longer Required Google+ Gets Search & New Hangouts Features, Invitations No Longer Required
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Just as we were discussing how dead or not dead Google+ is, Google has gone and announced new features and opened the service up so you no longer need an invitation. Among the new features is a search feature, which …

Google+ Hangouts  Improve for Sign Language Google+ Hangouts Improve for Sign Language

Google has made some improvements to Hangouts, specifically around sign language. Google engineering director Chee Chew said in a Google+ post that Google has been “aggressively improving video quality and stability.” “It’s still a huge challenge to transmit 10 video …

Man Brings Cooking School to Google+ Man Brings Cooking School to Google+
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Attention foodies – there’s a new cooking show on Google+. Lee Allison, who is a technology consultant by trade, had the great idea of utilizing the Google Hangouts feature on the platform to host a cooking show. The show is called Google+ Cooking School and has already included delicious-looking dishes like Hand-rolled Portobello Ravioli, Citrus Salmon with Mango Chutney and Oriental Green Beans, and Savory Crepes.

YouTube Gets Google+ Hangouts Feature YouTube Gets Google+ Hangouts Feature
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Google has added a feature to YouTube that lets users start a Google+ Hangout from any video page. You could already watch YouTube videos in hangouts, but this is probably a better way, because it may inspire you to share …