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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...

Free Views for YouTube Partners, Vloggers, Link Building, Xbox & More [The Reel Web #33]

Free Views for YouTube Partners, Vloggers, Link Building, Xbox & More [The Reel Web #33]

This week on the Reel Web, we cover 10+ minutes worth of online video news and trends from the past week including, a new program for YouTube partners that aims to provide free promotion, Google+YouTube integration, research on the power of video for link-building, Xbox, …

Google+ Profiles Get ‘Reel’ YouTube Channel Integration Friday

Google+ Profiles Get Reel YouTube Channel Integration Friday

We've written several times about Google+ and the first thing that I noticed when Google+ launched, was that you could easily connect your Google Plus account to accounts online, like: Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, and even Orkut and Yelp – BUT, not YouTube.  Even though there …

YouTube’s Recent & Pending Changes, Monetization, Politics & More: The Reel Web #31

YouTubes Recent & Pending Changes, Monetization, Politics & More: The Reel Web #31

YouTube is changing again! AGAIN??? Yup. This week's Reel Web will dive into some of the recent and pending changes at YouTube along with discuss general online video commentary around video monetization, how to respond to an unexpected viral success, and how online video will …

Hang Out With President Obama On Google Plus Hangouts

Hang Out With President Obama On Google Plus Hangouts

President Obama seems like a pretty regular guy… someone you could hang out with, even. Most of us never get to meet a sitting U.S. President, let along hang out with one. But today, in just a handful of hours, you can do just that …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – YouTube Update Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   YouTube Update Edition

As usual, there was plenty of news in the online video world this past week. And as usual, you were probably a bit too busy to keep up with all of it. We saw more major updates to YouTube's design and services, some important Google …

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 …

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