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The Google+ project: Circles

Jed introduces Circles with a few thoughts on the nature of friendship. Check out some ways we've been rethinking real-life sharing for the web at plus.google.com.
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Walking Around In Circles: As Google+ Opens Up Will People Start Using It Correctly? MG Siegler

Walking Around In Circles: As Google+ Opens Up Will People Start Using It Correctly? MG Siegler | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
I’m not sold on Circles yet. Whether they like it or not, the public vs. Circle trial is beginning right now. If everyone keeps sharing with the public, Google+ will be a public network. And that’s fine. I’m just not sure it’s what Google wants, because I’m not sure it’s something anyone needs another version of. Instead, the best hope for Google+ may be for Circles to take off and get people hooked on specialized sharing with smaller networks, and then for public sharing to come up later and take its place. You know, the Facebook doctrine.
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Google+ Circles Need To Be Turned Upside Down - Thomas Baekdal

Google+ Circles Need To Be Turned Upside Down - Thomas Baekdal | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
As you have probably heard, Google is out with their new social network. It is called Google+ and is very interesting. But there is one element of Google+ that concerns me, and that is Google+ Circles.
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Google+ vs. Facebook on Privacy: + Ahead On Points — For Now - Wired

Google+ vs. Facebook on Privacy: + Ahead On Points — For Now - Wired | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
One of Facebook’s clearest weaknesses is its privacy practices, which have come under attack many times for being confusing, ever-mutating and self-serving.

So what’s different about Google+’s privacy policy?

For one, it’s much shorter.
The policy is very direct and simple.
The social network’s policy for what’s acceptable behavior is also concise, direct and well, almost human.
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