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Top Reasons why Google+ will beat Facebook - IBTimes

Top Reasons why Google+ will beat Facebook - IBTimes | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
As Google+ offers to integrate its social line into the whole range of free Google service, why would millions of those people ever want to go to another website for purely social networking purpose?

Google+ offers an altogether different model of social networking.

Thirdly, in a useful give and take with the Android, your android smartphone will be made a 'seamless appendage of your Google+ social platform’.

Again, Google+ offers video chat service called +Hangout, which will score a point over Facebook.

More importantly, the plain fact that Facebook doesn’t have a search engine will give Google enormous advantage as the rivalry blooms.

Better privacy settings can be a big plus for Google+ it has been reported.

Other features that help Google+ score over Facebook are better photo tagging, superior chat group features, safer content sharing and the like.
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9 Reasons to Switch from Facebook to Google+

9 Reasons to Switch from Facebook to Google+ | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Can Google+ steal users from Facebook? Yep. There are good reasons to switch from Facebook to Google+, ranging from ease-of-use to respect for data privacy.

When people ask “can Google+ beat Facebook?” they’re misstating the question. It’s not about one site versus another site. Google+ is bigger than that. The reason Google calls it the “Google+ Project” is that Google+ will become a central part of Google’s whole identity. It will reshape the company. So the real question is “can Google beat Facebook?” Put that way, the contest seems a lot more even.
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6 Things Google+ Can Do That Facebook Can't - PCMag

6 Things Google+ Can Do That Facebook Can't - PCMag | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Tbe new and exciting ideas that Google has germinating in Google+ come down to cliques, or friends grouping off into smaller subsets. That's a radical departure from Facebook, which does have some ability to put friends into different buckets, but not in a way that's central to the overall experience.

From there, Google+'s innovation comes in the form of how these circles of friends interact: video, mobile group chats, sharing and discussing content only within a circle that has a shared interest, and so on. What has Google dreamed up that Facebook, after several years in the big leagues, hasn't? We found six big ideas that may very well rock the social networking boat.

See 6 Things Google+ Can Do That Facebook Can't.
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10 Ways Google+ Just Copied Facebook - Business Insider

10 Ways Google+ Just Copied Facebook - Business Insider | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
We put together some side by sides of Facebook and Google+ that prove Google doesn't think Facebook is too broken. See for yourself how uncannily alike the two products are.
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The Unofficial Google Plus Blog: Top 10 most wanted features in Google Plus

Top 10 most wanted features in Google Plus from the unofficial Google Plus Blog.
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Social Networking Showdown: 8 Facebook Features Google+ Doesn't Have (Yet) - PCMag

Social Networking Showdown: 8 Facebook Features Google+ Doesn't Have (Yet) - PCMag | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
The biggest difference between Facebook and Google+ is that your friends are already signed up for Facebook. Everyone's already at that party. Additionally, people have a history with Facebook and have invested a lot of time into uploading and tagging photos, saving notes, playing games.

Take a look at these eight things Facebook can do that Google+ doesn't (yet).
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8 ways in which Google Plus can be a Facebook Killer! | GooGeZ

8 ways in which Google Plus can be a Facebook Killer! | GooGeZ | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Google Plus is not aimed to be a Facebook killer, actually. But here are 8 ways in which Google Plus can be a Facebook Killer:

1- Privacy!
2- Easier Sharing
3- Perfect Combination
4- Facebook is over!!!
5- Apps?
6- Business?
7- Google is experienced
8- Huddle!
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Google+: 5 Features and Drawbacks - Ian Paul, PCWorld

Google+: 5 Features and Drawbacks - Ian Paul, PCWorld | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
Once Google+ opens up to the public it could prove to be a popular Facebook alternative. Here's some insights I found while putting Google+ through its paces.
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