Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 12th Nov 2011 12:22 UTC
Google According to InformationWeek: "Just over a hundred days after Google last provided an update on the status of Google+ for businesses, the company has introduced a way for companies to participate in its social network. Google+ Pages, like Facebook Pages before them, provide businesses and brands with a place to promote conversations related to their products and services." A number of U.S. government agencies are trying out Google+, including NASA, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the National Nuclear Security Administration. Since release of initial Google+ components on June 28 2011, the product is claimed by Larry Page to have over 40 million users, versus some 800 million for Facebook.
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No social network
by Gestahlt on Sat 12th Nov 2011 19:35 UTC
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I dont use any social network stuff at all. Not Facebook, not Google+.

They can come up with features as much as they like, they wont get me.

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RE: No social network
by Morgan on Sat 12th Nov 2011 20:41 in reply to "No social network"
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If it wasn't for keeping up with old high school friends (yes real friends, not just random people I graduated with) and family that have moved away, I would drop Facebook in a heartbeat. I only joined specifically to stay in touch with the above groups, yet somehow my "friend" list has grown to include co-workers and even people I don't like and never have. I prune my list occasionally and drop some of the nonessential people, but more creep in to take their place.

Now that my full time job has a private group on there though, I'm thinking of dropping all my co-workers and any work related communication can go through the group. I can also use the new "Restrict" feature for certain people.

I really wish everyone important to me on Facebook would migrate to Google+. My girlfriend has accounts on both services, as well as a few of my closest friends, but not enough to just drop FB entirely yet.

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