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Google+ is a social networking service operated by Google Inc. The service launched on June 28, 2011, in an invite-only testing phase. The following day, existing users were allowed to invite friends, who are above 18 years of age, to the service to create their own accounts. However, this was quickly suspended in a day after there was “insane demand” for accounts.
Google+ will be built as a layer that not only integrates different Google social services, such as Google Prof...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Future Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Future Edition

The future of online video sometimes feels like it's only a day away, as major advancements and changes take place every week. This week's online video news round up has all kinds of stories about the future: imminent moves from YouTube on subscriptions and a ...

Record & Share Video From Your Webcam Directly On Google Plus

Record & Share Video From Your Webcam Directly On Google Plus

This is just a quick note, mostly because there just aren't a lot of details to share with this story--but it's still pretty cool news. Google engineer and Google Plus team member, Shana Gitnick, has shared a new Google+ feature that should make video fans ...

Video Marketing Done Right - Google+ Teases Google Map Video Game

Video Marketing Done Right   Google+ Teases Google Map Video Game

Google is hoping that games can do for Google Plus what they did for Facebook--get people hopelessly addicted until they're spending every waking moment playing social network games and annoying friends with automated status updates based on meaningless gameplay objectives. Um... sorry... guess I have ...

Did Google Forget About Video? New Personalized Search Doesn't Extend To Videos

Did Google Forget About Video? New Personalized Search Doesnt Extend To Videos

So Google recently made a change to their search results that rolls in content from your Google Plus account and your Picasa account. The idea, to hear Google tell it, is to make the search results more personalized and more useful to each user... to ...

Google+ Strategy For Taking On Twitter & Facebook: Choke The Life Out Of Them

Google+ Strategy For Taking On Twitter & Facebook: Choke The Life Out Of Them

You've probably seen the news that Google Search is now infused with more personalized content from your Google Plus and Picasa accounts--I say you've probably seen the news because it's everywhere. They're calling it Search Plus Your World. I'm not interested in rehashing the details ...

Nielsen's Top Online Video Destinations & Web Brands Of 2011

Nielsens Top Online Video Destinations & Web Brands Of 2011

A lot changed in 2011. Of course... a lot stayed the same too. Nielsen's year end numbers chart everything from the top web brands to the top social networks and the top online video destinations. And looking over the lists, there's an awful lot of ...

Google Plus Is Adding 625,000 New Users Per Day

Google Plus Is Adding 625,000 New Users Per Day

Ever since the launch of Google Plus, Paul Allen over at elance has been crunching some numbers based on their company data. And in the rare moments Google has given official numbers, Allen's have been remarkably close--as when Larry Page stated there were over 40 ...

Your Video And Social Media--The YouTube Creator Playbook Conclusion

Your Video And Social Media  The YouTube Creator Playbook Conclusion

So what have we learned from The YouTube Creator Playbook over the past three months?  I'll tell you what I got most out of it.  Being a success on YouTube requires more than making great content and simply uploading it to the site.  In fact, ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - The Sucky Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The Sucky Edition

Well, YouTube can't redesign every week, and they did that last week... so this week's online video news cycle belonged to some of the other players for once. We had several bits of rumor and speculation on the future of Netflix, Google Plus' beefed up ...

Relive 2011 With Amazing Google Video: Zeitgeist 2011 Year In Review

Relive 2011 With Amazing Google Video: Zeitgeist 2011 Year In Review

Google typically puts out a lot of great year-end content related to their search engine product. It usually involves lists of the most searched phrases or stories throughout the year. And this year, they've taken their fantastic data and turned it into a video, and ...

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