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Google+ forces us to question who owns our digital identiy | Dan Gillmor, Guardian.co.uk

Google+ forces us to question who owns our digital identiy | Dan Gillmor, Guardian.co.uk | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Dan Gillmor: Are enthusiastic users of social networking sites giving up too much control?

Control, ownership and value are inextricably linked, but having one does not necessarily boost another. Exposure on a site you don't control may be worth more to you than lack of attention on a site you do. And you may find the social and professional connections you make and enjoy on third-party sites so useful that they're worth what you are giving up. But it's worth weighing the tradeoffs.
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Google mean Social Business

Google mean Social Business | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it

If you think that Google+ is going away soon, you have to get rid of that thought. If you think that Google+ is a Facebook copycat, you have to get rid of that thought, too. Yesterday, after Google has spent a year to redefine itself and our online personal identities with Google+ in the center, the time had come to the enterprise market, also here with Google+ as a main driver and common denominator.

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Tips to Improve Your Google+ Local Rankings

Tips to Improve Your Google+ Local Rankings | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
We all want to show up on page 1 of Google for our main search terms, and doing so in Google + Local can help increase website traffic, phone calls, and new clients.
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Connecting Gmail to Google+ is SENSELESS, says Digg founder

Connecting Gmail to Google+ is SENSELESS, says Digg founder | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Kevin Rose and short-lived Google Plus man hits Mountain View's panic BUZZer
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In Case You Missed The Memo, ‘Google+ Is Google (Which Includes Gmail)’

In Case You Missed The Memo, ‘Google+ Is Google (Which Includes Gmail)’ | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google announced a new change to Gmail this week, enabling people to send messages to Google+ users without knowing their email address. If you have …
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Why Google+ Will Demand Our Attention in 2014 - Business 2 Community

Why Google+ Will Demand Our Attention in 2014 - Business 2 Community | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
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Google+ Works | Reasons I was wrong | Social Media Today

Google+ Works | Reasons I was wrong | Social Media Today | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Six months ago, I wrote an article about the limited value of Google+, highlighting three points on why “Google+ isn’t Google-worthy.” While my first two points (barrier to entry, and cooking the books) are still valid, they are...
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Google Plus vs Facebook: Why G+ Should Dominate Your 2014 Marketing Strategy

Google Plus vs Facebook: Why G+ Should Dominate Your 2014 Marketing Strategy | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google Plus vs Facebook: Want to know why you should be using Google Plus instead of Facebook?
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Google's Picasa software backs up photos from PCs to Google+

Google's Picasa software backs up photos from PCs to Google+ | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
In a new move to fold Google+ into people's lives, Google releases a tool that lets people automatically back up their photos to the social service. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
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Google+ and Topman's Innovative Coverage at London Collections: Men - theFashionSpot

Google+ and Topman's Innovative Coverage at London Collections: Men - theFashionSpot | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Topman Design teams up with the social media network Google+ to heighten the interactive and social experience of their runway show.
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Google+ app monitors your video calls and tells you what to say (Wired UK)

Google+ app monitors your video calls and tells you what to say (Wired UK) | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Combining some rough linguistic and facial expression analysis, US+ monitors video chats in real time
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Google+ may get Chromecast support soon

Google+ may get Chromecast support soon | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google may be getting ready to add Chromecast support to its Google+ mobile apps: A resourceful Google+ user has found Chromecast icons in the latest version of the Google+ Android app, suggesting that the app could soon be used to cast photos and...
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New Gmail Feature Allows Anyone On Google+ To Email You & Vice Versa, But Opt Out Is Provided | TechCrunch

New Gmail Feature Allows Anyone On Google+ To Email You & Vice Versa, But Opt Out Is Provided | TechCrunch | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google is today making a change to Gmail that will further bake in Google+ to its webmail product in a way that's actually somewhat practical, though also..
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Google+ Has Big Bump in Monthly Active Users

Google+ Has Big Bump in Monthly Active Users | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google has been less forthcoming about their numbers ever since they were scrutinized and ridiculed the last time they made bold statements about users. This time, they are cautiously optimistic.
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RALEIGH: Small-business owners turn to Google Plus to build their brand, search ranking | Shop Talk | NewsObserver.com

RALEIGH: Small-business owners turn to Google Plus to build their brand, search ranking | Shop Talk | NewsObserver.com | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
With recent changes and updates to Google products, small-business owners may want to consider building their brand and using free tools on Google Plus.
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If You Have Thousands Of Followers On Google+, You'll Get Better Privacy Settings

If You Have Thousands Of Followers On Google+, You'll Get Better Privacy Settings | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google has automatically turned off their controversial privacy settings for Google+ users that have more than a thousand followers.
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Google+ for Windows Phone 8 is a simple yet popular third-party Google+ app

Google+ for Windows Phone 8 is a simple yet popular third-party Google+ app | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
If you search the Windows Phone Store for a Google+ (also known as Google Plus) app, you will be disappointed. Not to fear, there is a new app available called "Google+" which has already received f
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Google+ has been installed more than 500 million times on Android | Android | Geek.com

Google+ has been installed more than 500 million times on Android | Android | Geek.com | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Despite a constant stream of jokes that no one uses the service, Google+ for Android just joined the ranks of Facebook and Twitter as some of the most installed apps on the platform [...]
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Google+ and Gmail integration can boost email databases for small businesses

Google+ and Gmail integration can boost email databases for small businesses | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Businesses using Gmail now have access to a whole new contact base, as Google allows Gmail users to directly email any of their Google+ connections.
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Google Will Use Your Google+ Photo In Ads Starting Today Unless You Turn It Off

Google Will Use Your Google+ Photo In Ads Starting Today Unless You Turn It Off | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
After announcing that they were updating their terms of service, Google will start using profile information in advertisements. Here's how you opt out.
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Google Plus Promoted Posts | Social Media Today

Google Plus Promoted Posts | Social Media Today | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google Plus promoted posts are still in the very early stages.
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U.S. Department of State : Department of State to Host Google+ Hangout on How Young People Are Transforming the Health World

U.S. Department of State : Department of State to Host Google+ Hangout on How Young People Are Transforming the Health World | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Secretary Kerry's Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman and CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps Barbara Bush will participate in a Google+ Hangout on...
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Why You Need to Google+ in 2014 | Value Added Resellers' Channel Marketing Solutions content from The VAR Guy

Why You Need to Google+ in 2014 | Value Added Resellers' Channel Marketing Solutions content from The VAR Guy | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
For social media marketing, Google+ is shaping up to be a game-changer in 2014. Here's why.
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Google+ Local must be simplified before it can dethrone Foursquare

Google+ Local must be simplified before it can dethrone Foursquare | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
I'm yet to find a service that can match Foursquare. I've never cared for the badges, but the idea of sharing my location with friends and then receiving recommendations based on my ...
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Google's new social networking patent is truly comical - GeekWire

Google's new social networking patent is truly comical - GeekWire | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google+ could be getting a lot funnier, at least in theory, if the company follows through on the approach described in a new patent. The U.S. Patent and T
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Steve Grove: Google+ could do for live video, what YouTube did for recorded video

Steve Grove: Google+ could do for live video, what YouTube did for recorded video | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
A shift from Search, and an increasing mobile focus, are going to guide the growth of Google’s social network
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Google+ Gets Massive Upgrade To Improve Photos, Hangouts

Google+ Gets Massive Upgrade To Improve Photos, Hangouts | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google has gathered together some press in San Francisco this morning to share some updates regarding its Google+ service, its still struggling social networking and identity service.
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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 29, 2013 5:12 PM

Update on what Google + is doing. Check it out!