I hate Google+. Can't stand it. It is agonizing to use. The stream is so noisy, it won't even bother me when the inevitable Google ads arrive. Culturally, it feels like walking into a religious school.
I've been noticing that over the past few weeks that quite a few people have been migrating to here from Facebook, which is great! Welcome to all of you! To help your experience here, I'm going to help you by explaining what G+ is and, most importantly, what it is not.
The Ultimate G+ Collection: A Treasure Trove of Google Plus Tips, Guides, & Resources
Here is an extensive database of Google+ resources that I put together for both newbies & power users. I'm sure there is something new to discover for everyone :)
The collection is large, so I decided to break it up into 11 sections and have it hosted on sociologyplus.com, a new website I contribute to about the sociology and culture of Google+, as well as other Google+ related events and information.
I am a big fan of Google+, I've been using it since it has come out, and I have tried a few different ways to keep my Circles in order. Let me share my newest way with you. I have already started seeing some good results.
- Reply and Reply to Author links for easy +mentions of other users - Badges the favicon with a number when you have new messages - Ctrl+Enter and Shift+Enter submit a comment or post - "M" key mutes a post - Adds a dropdown next to share with additional sharing options (Twitter/Facebook/Email) - "originally shared by" linked to original post
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