Editor’s Pick At companies that run on Google Apps, the Google+ identity machine creates an invasive view of everything you do, including personal email and search conducted from work devices.
YouTube cofounder Jawed Karim would like you to know that he’s not impressed by Google’s latest change to how people interact on YouTube.
Google would have been crazy not to build out Hangouts. Helpouts combines some of the best tools, services, and features Google has to offer, and it’s more than the sum of its parts.
It’s video chat plus scheduling plus payments plus ratings — it’s Google Helpouts. Based on the best of Google+, it’ll connect you with all kinds of experts.
“I feel photos are the lifeblood of our service,” said Google+ lead Bradley Horowitz. “They are the way we can most immediately and viscerally connect as human beings.”
Also, in terms of momentum, the company told us that Google+ has accrued more than 300 million monthly active users and sees around 1.5 billion photos uploaded each week.
YouTube is launching new commenting platform today that’s uses Google’s social network, Google+.
We’re glad Google+ is catching up, and we certainly hope Facebook will bring something flashy to the party soon.
While Google updated its Android and iOS versions of Google Maps today, it also snuck in some bad news with the announcement that it will soon kill its Latitude location-sharing service.
Google+ comments on Blogger posts can be public or privately shared. Readers can choose to view top comments, all comments, or comments only from people in their own Circles.
Americal Idol, Universal Music Group, and hundreds of other sites will now let you bring your Google+ identity to the door.
Google wants you to have more opportunities to share your Hangouts, so it introduced a new camera app to the video chatting tool that lets you take one-click pictures while your chats are in session.
This new signup option brings tons of fun Google-linked features and a crazy useful Android OTA-install magic — but will developers bite?
Ever wanted to hangout with astronauts? Well, today’s your lucky day.
President Obama will take to Google+ for a Hangout two days after the State of the Union address to answer questions and talk about his second term.
Proving just how versatile Google+’s Hangouts group video chat feature can be, NASA announced yesterday that it will offer its first Hangout with the crew of the International Space Station later this month.
Guest Post Google is continually experimenting with new functionality, rolling it out broadly in a fully integrated fashion on a continuous basis, and providing it as a core part of an ever expanding thing that is getting more and more useful by the week.
Google+ execs told us a long time ago that Google+ wasn’t supposed to be a social network. It WAS supposed to be a universal login for all Google’s products.
Google has added 24 new features to its Google+ service and updated its beautiful Android and iOS apps in yet another show of commitment to the social network.
Google has rolled out a brand new feature for its Google+ social network today, which brings the ability to form groups based around a specific interest, organization, or passion.
Along with announcing a new Communities feature for Google+ today, Google also finally gave us some updated stats on Google+.
Today, Google gave its Hangouts video chat app an updated look and feel, including a new sidebar, a new tool for app interaction, and new notifications.
Google has taken its integrations one step further and made it incredibly easy to share files from Google Drive to Google+.
How many active users does Google+ really have?
Google bought “photography first” mobile app developer Nik Software today, meaning Google now owns Instagram competitor Snapseed. But while Snapseed will give Google those sepia filters, it also provides an arsenal of photography apps the company can use for its social network, Google+.
Google’s Project Glass might be the latest form of “walking in someone else’s shoes.” While it gives us a new way to see the world, it lets outsiders see the world through others’ eyes. What better week to see through someone else’s eyes than Fashion Week.
Google has added business-focused features to its Google+ social network including restricted posts, video Hangout integration with Calendar, and better administrative controls.
Google’s getting political this year; the company is bringing all the drama, dirt, and hyperbole of the Democratic and Republican national conventions directly to you in a series of wonky Google+ hangouts.
Maker Camp launched on Google today to bring virtual summer camp to kids around the country. The program is sponsored by MAKE magazine and consists of a 30-day curriculum run on the Google + platform.