An alternative to the Google Hangouts feature on Google Plus was introduced in the form of Social Hangouts on Facebook, a new app that enables video chatting with up to 20 friends without leaving the social network’s platform.
An app developer places an ad on Facebook asking people to friend him on Google+. Facebook removes the ad and claims it is against its terms of service. Read this blog post by Chris Matyszczyk on Technically Incorrect.
After using Google+ for almost a year internally at Google and almost a week in the “real world”, this is the best way I’ve found to manage my circles. Step 1: Face reality Come to grips with the fact that you will never read EVERYTHING on Google+.
8x8 Virtual Room is designed to appeal to small and medium-sized businesses looking for video conferencing services. At $199 a month, it provides unlimited multi-user chat sessions with up to 20 participants at a time.