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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...

Google Plus Opens To Teens Age 13 & Up

Google Plus Opens To Teens Age 13 & Up

Google Plus continues to get more open bit by bit, and just today made the service available to teens age 13 and up. Previously, Google Plus was restricted to people 18 and up. Along with the wave of new teenagers, Google Plus is also getting ...

Now You Have No Choice But To Sign Up For Google Plus

Now You Have No Choice But To Sign Up For Google Plus

Google obviously wants Google Plus to do very well. You can tell by how much they've leveraged their other properties to promote it, like YouTube videos, Google home page messages, rolling in Google Plus results into the standard SERPs, etc. But now they've taken the ...

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, ...

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