Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Jun 2011 19:48 UTC
Google Well, here we have another attempt. After the failure of the overly complicated Google Wave (remember that? It was supposed to change the world and all that), Google is undertaking another attempt at social networking. It's called Google+. Update: Forget the crap I wrote here, this article is seven pages on insider information on Google+. Surprised by the beautiful interface? It's been designed by Andy Hertzfeld. The Andy Hertzfeld.
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by static666 on Tue 28th Jun 2011 22:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: ..."
static666
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I'm not sure if it is even possible to offer anything revolutionary enough to compare to 1G mailbox in the social networking world. If there was, Facebook probably would have done it already.

Since Social Web(tm) is the current trend, Google is just trying to leverage whichever resources/personal data it already owns. They are going fully social this time, no separate crap blogging or collaboration apps.

There's a special checkbox (enabled by default) when signing up for Google+ that offers to alter your search results and online experience with Google based on your social network. Seems like this is going to be just another step to tailor advertisements and further Internet marketing domination of Google.

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