July 23, 2011
The team behind the social network site Fridge (frid.ge) announced earlier today that they have been acquired by Google as part of their ongoing recruitment drive for Google+. Fridge is a social media startup providing a social experience centered around “Groups”, eerily similar to Google plus’s Circles. Once a user creates a Group, he will be able to share with its members on a computer, by e-mail or by mobile. Good to share photos, videos and stories with friends and family. Not to mention that it’s great to organize work in a team … Continue Reading →
July 22, 2011
Google has been actively removing users representing a brand or company on Google+. Just today, the search giant removed most of the non-personal accounts from Google plus in one swoop, creating a great controversy within the corporate users. Does this mean Google is trying to keep marketers and businesses away from establishing a presence on Google+? Not really, but separate corporate profiles will be introduced soon.
Christian Oestlien, Google’s product manager, wrote that over 10,000 organisations applied to be part of their pilot program for businesses, and the doors for the creation of corporate profiles … Continue Reading →
July 21, 2011
Google+, in the past few weeks, rapidly reached the milestone of 20 million users, setting an impressive record for such a new product still in invite-only testing.
Like everything popular, it’s only a matter of time before someone or a group find a way to exploit it for their own benefit. This time, the target is Google+ and the means to do it is using fake invites.
Kaspersky Lab just reported that malicious e-mails are being sent that imitate a real Google plus invite, but with disastrous consequences. The e-mail is shown in a format … Continue Reading →
July 19, 2011
The long-awaited official Google plus application is now available for the iPhone over at Apple’s App Store freely. Unlike the Web version that is available for iPhone users since its launch, the App allows users to experience the full range of features offered by Google plus, like Huddle, Circles and user streams, and features a native iOS look.
The App easily allows you to check on your streams, look at photo albums, comment on friend’s updates and +1 them. You can use Huddle to chat with a group of friends similar to SMS. The App … Continue Reading →