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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 Hangouts Video Chat Gets Bells & Whistles With New Upgrade

Google Plus Hangouts Video Chat Gets Bells & Whistles With New Upgrade

Today Google announced that Google Plus Hangouts video chat is getting an upgrade. As our readers know, Hangouts has long been one of the best features Google Plus has to offer, with up to 10 people in a single video chat at once--we're even holding ...

The New Twitter Design Reveals Secret Crush On Video Content

The New Twitter Design Reveals Secret Crush On Video Content

Everyone's buzzing this week about Twitter's new design--actually, I should say that "everyone who cares about Twitter" is buzzing about Twitter's new design. If you don't use the service, you might not even know there's a new version. But there is. And despite the new ...

The New YouTube Goes To A Dark Place: YouTube Rolls Out Black & Grey Redesign

The New YouTube Goes To A Dark Place: YouTube Rolls Out Black & Grey Redesign

Wow. YouTube forum admins are about to really earn their money. YouTube today unveiled a brand new home page design. It's bold, darker, and has a new layout. It's only been hours since the launch, and I've yet to truly get a feel for the ...

Say Goodbye To The Black Google Navigation Bar, & Hello "Google Bar"

Say Goodbye To The Black Google Navigation Bar, & Hello Google Bar

It wasn't very long ago that Google moved to a new design for their "Google navigation bar" that sits across the top of the browser, creating a simple but bold black bar with simple links to other Google services. Today Google announced the next evolution ...

YouTube Is Changing Journalism - The Reel Web #15

YouTube Is Changing Journalism   The Reel Web #15

On this week's episode of The Reel Web, we show you what's happening with Netflix after all their customers leaving them recently. Also, YouTube and online video is really changing the way we consume media--especially journalism. And Xbox has made an interesting purchase that we'll ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Thanksgiving Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Thanksgiving Edition

Plenty of news in the world of online video this past week, though many of us probably found ourselves distracted by things like family interaction, football games, and turkey. Because we were all a little more distracted than normal, it's an even better idea to ...

The Google Interview: Using Video With Google Plus Pages For Business

The Google Interview: Using Video With Google Plus Pages For Business

I interviewed Google's spokesperson Andrea Faville to learn more about the video features available on Google Plus Pages for business; along with a number of examples from businesses across the small-to-large range, and the great new "Hangouts with Extras" they're previewing for everyone!

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Arrested Development Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Arrested Development Edition

The piece of online video news that made the biggest splash this week didn't even fall on a week day. In fact, it happened yesterday, when Netflix announced its deal to air brand new episodes of cult-classic television show, Arrested Development, almost singlehandedly returning the ...

Chris Brogan's Google Plus Hangouts Tips - Live Video Chat For Business

Chris Brogans Google Plus Hangouts Tips   Live Video Chat For Business

I interviewed social media strategist and video blogger Chris Brogan at the recent Blogworld New Media Expo conference in Los Angeles. Chris shared with me in this video interview why he's a big fan of Google Plus Hangouts, along with the benefits of other online ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Google Plus Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Google Plus Edition

Last week saw an unusual amount of big online video news stories. Google Plus integrated YouTube (finally!), and then rolled out Google Plus Pages for businesses and brands--they're also using Google Plus relationships to power video suggestions on the YouTube home page. YouTube announced a ...

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