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Meet Google+'s First Acquisition

businessinsider.com | Alyson Shontell | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

Austin Chang, Fridge's founder, just told [Business Insider] that the company is being acquired by Google+ for an undisclosed amount....

PICTURE: Rupert Murdoch's Google Plus Circles

Happy Place | Posted 09.19.2011 | Comedy

Perhaps you assumed Rupert Murdoch used MySpace for his evil social networking needs. But in the midst of the world's biggest scandal, he's going to n...

Google+ Should Add Public Circles

Matt Schlicht | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology
Matt Schlicht

When I share content, Google+ should auto detect what the content is about, determine which of my circles are likely to care about it and then recommend that I share to those circles.

The New Boys' Club: Google+

Joan Williams | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology
Joan Williams

According to early data, Google+ membership in the first few weeks was close to 90% male. Now it's more like a 75/25 split -- better, but nowhere near parity.

Why Artists Love Google+

The Atlantic | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

Lots of artists are posting their work on Google+. We got in touch with a few of them to ask about their experience so far. The response? They love it...

Google Plus App Approved--But Users Have Gripes

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

The iPhone app for Google+, Google's new social network, has been approved by Apple and is now available for free download in the App Store. So how...

WATCH: Google Plus Gets A 'Social Network Parody' Of Its Own

Posted 09.18.2011 | Comedy

Facebook might have been the first in its class to score a movie, but it won't be the last if Google Plus has anything to say about it. When 'The ...

The Google+ Brand Problem

Matthew Knell | Posted 09.16.2011 | Technology
Matthew Knell

Brands represent an important part of the growth and longevity of Google+, especially for "regular people" who are trying to find the use case for why they should care about any other social network besides Facebook.

35 Google+ Users You Need To Follow

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.15.2011 | Technology

Google+, the latest Google-developed service to break into the social networking scene, seems to be a hit. Though initial reviews of Google+ were m...

Google Nonplussed

Steven Nereo | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology
Steven Nereo

In Google's own words, Google+ "makes sharing online more like sharing in real life." I'm ready to cut out the middle man. Who's with me?

Who's Using Google+ In Chicago?

Windy Citizen | Posted 09.14.2011 | Chicago

The Second City is #4 in the ranks of U.S. cities populating Google+, coming in right behind Los Angeles and New York, as we so often do *Sigh*. No su...

6 Things Google+ Has That Facebook Doesn't

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

Google is gunning for Facebook. The search giant recently launched Google+, a social networking site that aims to rectify the company's failed soci...

How Google+ Can Beat Twitter

Matthew TK Taylor | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology
Matthew TK Taylor

Google+ has a unique opportunity to take control of real-time social, and unless Twitter gets their act together, it could change how we communicate and dominate the market.

Tools Such as Google+ Are Undermining Your Success

Joe Waters | Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact
Joe Waters

A house divided against itself cannot stand. Cause marketing and technology are tools that need to be backed by ideas, purpose, identity, results and values.

Google Turns News Reading Into A Game

Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Bored with the standard news reading experience? Google News is now giving out news topic badges to their readers based on reading activity. Anno...

21 Google Plus Circles You Can Actually Use

Happy Place | Posted 09.13.2011 | Comedy

We've been using Google Plus all week and we can already foresee wasting a huge portion of our lives on it until we're forcibly herded into the next s...

WATCH: No One Invited Jimmy Fallon Or Seth Green To Google+?

Posted 09.13.2011 | Comedy

Seth Green did "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" Wednesday night, bringing together two of the comedy world's beloved nerds. It only made sense that Goog...

The Verdict On Google's Redesign

Ty Fujimura | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Ty Fujimura

Google produces exceptional interfaces, but their aesthetic is famously unhip. It's not surprising: They're an engineering-first company that took 7 y...

Jake Bialer

How Fast Is Google's New Social Network Growing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jake Bialer | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

Facebook has over 750 million users. More than 200 million Twitter accounts have been created. So just how big is Google Plus, the social network Goog...

Google Plus Fuss Proves They Finally Got Social Networking Right

Brett Greene | Posted 09.12.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

As someone who thought Google Wave would have a major impact, before watching it crash, along with no one really using Google Buzz, I'm hesitant but overall optimistic that Google got it right this time.

The 9 Best Fake Profiles On Google Plus

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy

If you haven't heard, there's a new hip spot where all the cool kids are hanging out and it's called Google Plus. Everyone from Stewie Griffin and Hom...

15 Tips For Google+ Newbies (AKA Everyone)

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

While Google+ has a slick design and Google clearly tries to make the platform as intuitive as possible, your first few days with the new social netwo...

Google+ Provides Latest Web Platform for Re-Creating Desperate Awkwardness of Junior High

James Napoli | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Google has generously provided yet another web-based delivery system for the duplication of the unhealthy, clique-centered dynamic of a junior high school popularity contest.

How To Customize Google+

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

If you're using Google+, you might have noticed that unlike many other social networks (such as Facebook and Twitter) there isn't an option to create ...

Google+ Suffers Disk Troubles, Spams Users

TECHLAND | Matt Peckham | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

Google's social networking Facebook rival test-launched not quite two weeks ago, and it's already suffering growing pains. In fact Google+'s storage w...