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    Anyone Here On Google+?

    Warren Jul 6, 2013

    1. Warren

      Warren Quiet Chatter

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      People keep asking me what is Google+?
      Is Google+ good? I have never heard of it.
      And these questions get asked to me period, so I am going to tell you with videos as well as why I think Google+ is way better than Facebook.
      And here I go:


      Google+ is like Facebook but in my opinion my organised, clean and clutter free.
      It is Google's Social Networking Site.

      Google+ has got Google+ Games as well and what I like about that, well besides playing them of course, is that Google+ is not in you Google+ Stream (Like Facebook's Wall) it's in a separate location called Game Stream, which means all your Game Achievements will be in that stream only and will not clutter up your actual posts or relevant posts if you will.

      Also Google+ requires you to use your REAL NAME, no Fake names allowed or you'll be deleted, I believe.
      But their Privacy Settings for their members are very strict unlike Facebooks of course.

      You can add Friends, Families to a Circle (It's how you group people)
      But don't worry you can name your Circles whatever you like, and the person you put in that circle will know that you are in that Circle but will not know what Circle you put them in.

      What is Google+?
      [youtube]

      Here are a Few Videos showcasing what Google+ has that Facebook is starting to copy now, with their latest upgrade:



      Google+ Circles
      [youtube]

      Google+ Sparks
      [youtube]

      Here is another Video regarding Google+ Sparks:
      [youtube]

      Google+ Hangouts
      [youtube]

      Here is another Google Hangout:
      [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN38vHZjWXw[/youtube]

      Google+'s +1 Button
      [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAyUNI3_V2c[/youtube]

      Google+ Settings
      [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnv1Mbj1jKw[/youtube]


      I am loving Google+ So Much that I am still trying to convince my Friends, Family and Forum Members (Every Forum I am on that is) to join Google+ because once you're on it, you'll forget about Facebook in a flash.

      Like I said if my friends and family were not so brainwashed by Facebook they too will move over to Google+

      So Far I only have my Mother on Google+, Forum Members and Celebrities I am Following, as well as some other Google+ Users.

      Currently I have been informed that Google+ is only for 18 Years Old and Over. Not so sure if this part is true or not though.


      Also if you are not already on Google+ I urge you to join now, because it will Throw Both Facebook and Twitter out of the water.
       
    2. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

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      I signed up during their beta stage to get a head start in using it to promote my forum. However I saw it wouldn't have worked so it's been awhile since I last touched it.
       
    3. Warren

      Warren Quiet Chatter

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      What do you mean you saw it wouldn't work can you please elaborate on that please?
       
    4. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      I signed up for it on the beta also and I have since set up my profile and a page for this forum however I can not say that I visit it too often to be honest, usually if I remember I will visit and check it out.
       
    5. Warren

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      Ouch, is that because you're a Facebook addict if I may ask?
       
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      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      Wouldn't say a Facebook addict no, hardly spend half as much time on there now as I used to. I prefer to use Twitter alot more now :)
       
    7. HAL WARD

      HAL WARD Getting There

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      I had friends on facebook that added me on Google but since I don't use it I haven't made any effort to even see what it can do or can't do. My days are full with other things that already have been spliced up time wise. Most of my friends are older anyway and make a major effort just to facebook.
       
    8. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

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      Not much to elaborate on, the way it was set up couldn't work for advertising a website/businesses like FB could.
       
    9. Warren

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      Actually I have my forum advertised on there, via Google+ Pages and it seems to work.

      Maybe when you were there they didn't haven't Google+ Pages then.
       
    10. Grungie

      Grungie Raging Alcoholic

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      I signed up when it was invite only and that's pretty much as far as anyone's gotten as far as I know.

      I can't really name a single person that actually uses Google+
       
    11. Warren

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      Until now, as I use it a lot more than I use Facebook, I only use Facebook for their Apps and currently most of my friends and family are there and I am nagging them to give Google+ a go.
       
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      Grungie Raging Alcoholic

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      I haven't been successful at converting people to Google+, so I can't really test its effectiveness if none of my friends/family aren't using it
       
    13. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

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      Perhaps they added some useful things now, I haven't really touched it since it's beta.
       
    14. Phuturism

      Phuturism New Chatter

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      Google+ is great in finding communities and people that you find interesting or wish to learn more about. With Pages its extremely easy to set-up for your sites and to link them together in so you can get better link throughs from it. Facebook is more a jumbled mess now, hardly touch it now.
       
    15. robertson123

      robertson123 Regular Chatter

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      No i don't use Google i will stick to facebook that is what i am used to using i am not about to change to something else anytime too soon
       
    16. DarthApple

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      I don't use it much either. I honestly probably haven't logged in for months.