Google has finally introduced the Social Network that has been rumored for over a year now. Originally codenamed “Google Me”, Google+ is a complete social network that integrates many Google Services into one place.
This isn’t a small update to Google Profile, this is a massive initiative and without a doubt a challenge to Facebook.
Google has put a lot of time into polishing the service and they are currently in Beta. If you aren’t in their select beta testing team, you’ll definitely what to check out more below.
Google plus is taking your sharing and data very seriously. They have settings to manage your ‘Circles’ and you will easily be able to leave Google+ and take your data with you.
More features will be introduced soon but for now they have introduced five new features.
These features are:
- Circles, your Networks & Subnetworks of friends (click here for more)
- Sparks, top stories around your network (click here for more)
- Hangouts, a dynamic web chat virtual room for your friends (click here for more)
- Huddle, real-time social collaboration tool (click here for more)
For the complete list of feature introductions and videos click here.
Watch the introduction to Google+ below and stay tuned for more on the biggest news of the year in Social Media!
You can also take an interactive tour by Clicking Here
Learn how you can use settings in Google+ to manage who you share with and what you share.