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Google Insists (Yet Again) That Google+ Is Here To Stay

Google Insists (Yet Again) That Google+ Is Here To Stay

By Chris Crum October 7, 2014

Google+ has been around for over three years, and has pretty much faced a never-ending amount of ridicule and expectations of its demise for the majority of that time, but the product just keeps on going. In April, Vic Gundotra, …

David Besbris To Replace Vic Gundotra [Report] David Besbris To Replace Vic Gundotra [Report]

As previously reported, Vic Gundotra, the top dog at Google+, announced that he is leaving Google. But who will replace him? According to a report from Re/code, it will be VP of Engineering Dave Besbris. They cite unnamed sources. No …

Vic Gundotra Says He Is Leaving Google Vic Gundotra Says He Is Leaving Google

Vic Gundotra, commonly known as the man behind Google+, just announced that he is leaving the company. He didn’t say what he’ll be doing next, but shared one of the more touching resignation announcements we’ve seen in recent memory. Here’s …

Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ Growth And Vision Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ Growth And Vision

Everybody knows that (like most web products) Google+ is an ongoing effort that is not complete. According to Google, it will be “several years” until the vision is really fulfilled. Google’s Vic Gundotra participated in a Hangout with Norwegian social …

Google+ Hits iOS In 48 New Countries And Territories Google+ Hits iOS In 48 New Countries And Territories

In a move that should only help Google’s impressive social network growth, the company announced today (via Google+ update) that Google+ is now available for iOS in 48 new countries and territories. Google’s Vic Gundotra shared a post by Googler …

Google's Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SMX Google's Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SMX
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On Thursday, Google announced that Google+ (as in plus.google.com) has reached 135 million active users. ‚ÄúToday Google+ is the fastest-growing network thingy ever,” proclaimed Google SVP, Engineering, Vic Gundotra. “More than 500 million people have upgraded, 235 million are active …

The New Google+ Is Only The Beginning The New Google+ Is Only The Beginning
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Google launched a big redesign of Google+ on Wednesday. It’s in the process of rolling it out over the next few days. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “The new version of Google+ will gradually start rolling out to all Google+ …

Gundotra Discusses Google+ At SXSW Gundotra Discusses Google+ At SXSW
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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 …

Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads
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It’s 2012 and at this point I’m certain we can retire the debate over whether social media is a good way for businesses to engage users on these sites. It just is and that’s that. In the midst of Google’s …

Google Apologizes for Spamming Google+ Users Google Apologizes for Spamming Google+ Users

If you’ve recently noticed some Google+ spam, you’re not alone. The culprit? Google+. Google had some technical difficulties over the weekend with notifications, and on Saturday, took the time to address this for users, at least for users following Vic …

Google I/O Sells Out In Record Time
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Whenever Google gets around to planning its I/O 2012 event, someone should really consider either hiking ticket prices or finding a bigger place to host it.  This afternoon, people were invited to register for Google I/O 2011, and within one hour, the event was sold out.

Vic Gundotra, Vice President of Engineering, made the feat official with an announcement on Twitter.  By comparison, it took 90 days to sell out Google I/O in 2009, and 50 days to sell out Google I/O last year.

Google Hopes Mobile Ad Rates Beat Desktop Standard
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Investors and online advertising experts may want to consider for a moment what, exactly, has contributed to Google’s stupendous financial success (current market cap: $180 billion).  Now consider this: Google thinks mobile ad rates might surpass what’s come to be deemed the industry standard.

Microsoft Exec Sees The Google Light

Another Microsoft executive has succumbed to the allure of Google and will join the search advertising company after spending his non-compete year in philanthropic pursuits.