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Social Media & Mobile @ Workplace. iPad & Apps. Productive & Collaborative Tools. Personal Branding. More @ http://sometek.fi (in Finnish)
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Google Hangouts Receives Screen Sharing Functionality

Google Hangouts Receives Screen Sharing Functionality | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Google have recently updated their communication app Google Hangouts, enabling a new screen sharing feature amongst other new additions. The changes are set to especially benefit those who use Google Apps for Work accounts. Google Hangouts is a popular app for online meetings, as it allows group chats of up to 100 people as well…
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3 Ways to Make Sure Your Next Virtual Meeting Runs Smoothly

3 Ways to Make Sure Your Next Virtual Meeting Runs Smoothly | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

When done right, virtual video meetings— specifically Google Hangouts — can bring distant teams together, make sure everyone is on the same page, and allow everyone to be involved without the dim conference room atmosphere (who doesn't love chilling out on the couch for a meeting?).

But when done wrong? Google Hangouts can be a huge waste of time, not to mention extremely distracting and awkward (15-second pauses are never fun).

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Google launches Google+ Communities, competitor to Facebook Groups | Digital Trends

Google launches Google+ Communities, competitor to Facebook Groups | Digital Trends | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Covered in detail on the Google Official Blog earlier this week, the development team working on Google+ has rolled out a new feature called Google+ Communities. Somewhat similar to the concept of Facebook Groups, Google+ users can create public or private communities that are focused on a specific topic.
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Google+ Launches Tools for Businesses

Google+ Launches Tools for Businesses | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Google is releasing a suite of free business tools for Google+ users. .


The tools are available for free through the end of 2013, but users will then need a paid subscription to Google’s cloud-based software for businesses, Google Apps, for continued access.

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Microsoft Rebrands Hotmail As Outlook, Adds Facebook Integration

Microsoft Rebrands Hotmail As Outlook, Adds Facebook Integration | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s latest attempt to beef up its Hotmail email service to compete with Google’s Gmail by rebranding it as Outlook and adding integration with Facebook and other social networks.

Over the past several years, social networks have become an incredibly popular place to share and communicate with friends and co-workers. At the same time, email use among people who use social networks actively has continued to increase. We saw an opportunity to make email better by using your connections on social networks to enrich your email experience. And so with the Outlook.com preview, we are giving you the first email service that is connected to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, and, soon, Skype, to bring relevant context and communications to your email.
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Become a Google+ Power User with These 15 Tricks, Features, and Tools

Become a Google+ Power User with These 15 Tricks, Features, and Tools | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it
The hidden and little-known tricks, features, and tools that will make you a power user of Google+.

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Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, October 6, 2014 12:48 PM

Google + is still with us and it is a unique circle of users that many of us are using. Check out these tips

Helen Stark's curator insight, October 7, 2014 10:19 AM

Nice infographic.

THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*'s curator insight, October 21, 2014 8:53 PM

Expand your social networkHere are some great Google+ page recommendations to follow.


MUST READ: Four phenomenal SEO tips about Google+, that will increase your authority and boost your rankings



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10 Reasons Why iLove Google+ | Business 2 Community

10 Reasons Why iLove Google+ | Business 2 Community | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

I know. I know. I’ve written about how I hate Google+ and how Google+ is dead. OK…I admit it. I was wrong. 

OK…I admit it. I was wrong.

Not only is Google+ not dead but in my opinion Google+ is now defining a third place experience between Facebook and Twitter

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The Best Google Features You're Probably Not Using

The Best Google Features You're Probably Not Using | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Google is a vast machine with all types of apps, programs, and tools. A lot of these—like Gmail and Google Docs—are clearly useful and beloved by many.


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INFOGRAPHIC: Why Recruiters Should Start Using Google Plus

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Recruiters Should Start Using Google Plus | Working With Social Media Tools & Mobile | Scoop.it

Unlike Facebook, on Google Plus you can search for users very easily and it is becoming a contender to LinkedIn – especially if you recruit for technology talent. On top of that, recruiters also find the Hangouts feature very useful for group interviews.

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