September 27, 2011
It’s been around a week since Google’s social network went public for all. How has the announcement affected Google+ use and popularity? Here’s some stats on the state of Google+, a week after it was made public:
According to Hitwise, visits to Google+ climbed up to 15 million U.S. visits, from 1.1 Million the week before. That’s an astonishing 1269% increase! That places Google+ in the top ten social networks in terms of traffic.
It went from 54th place to the 8th spot in the Social Networking category in Hitwise’s ranking. Will it stay … Continue Reading →
September 2, 2011
Twitter users may have found it difficult to follow celebrities and other popular figures on Google+ due to it’s lack of suggested people to follow. When you sign up for Twitter, you will be greeted with a huge list of celebrities to follow, making it very easy to find and to connect with various stars.
Now, something very similar is being implemented to Google+, according to a tweet by Google’s Vice President of product:
We’re about to pilot a ‘suggested user’-like mechanism on Google+. If you’ve got more than 100k followers on Twitter, DM me
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