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Google+ Pages Updated for the Holidays Updates include multimanager support, new notifications

Just ahead of the holiday season, Google is wrapping new Google+ features and updates, including a few specific to its pages for brands and businesses. “Some of these were on nearly…

December 19, 2011, 11:38 AM EST

Google+ Pages to Test Third-Party Social Media Tools Buddy Media, HooteSuite, Involver Among Trial Companies

A week after unveiling Google+ pages for brands and businesses, Google has invited a handful of social media management companies to test integration of Google+ in their tools. The six companies—HooteSuite,…

November 16, 2011, 12:58 PM EST

Google Loses D.C. Head, Addresses Android Concerns Plus: Google+ could open up to younger users

Google is losing the head of its D.C. office, Alan Davidson, who announced via an internal memo that he'll be leaving the company later this month. "I've decided it's the…

November 8, 2011, 1:28 PM EST

Google Lures Journalists to Google+ with Google News Integration It's all part of search giant's social strategy

Last summer, Google started offering journalists a chance to have a photo byline attached to their articles in Google News. But since everything Google does lately seems to have an…

November 3, 2011, 4:49 PM EDT

Rival Social Networks Take Stage at Web 2.0 Google's Vic Gundotra addresses Facebook's 'huge advantage'

In virtually back-to-back sessions Wednesday, executives from Google and Facebook were interviewed on-stage at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Not surprisingly, the rivalry between the Google +social network…

October 20, 2011, 3:46 PM EDT

Google+ Now Open to All Social network to challenge Facebook

Google has opened its social networking site, Google+, to the public, after three months as an invite-only service. The search company has updated features for Google+, including video “hangouts," where…

September 21, 2011, 7:29 AM EDT

Google Shuts Down Social Apps Developer Slide Focus now on Google+

As Google shifts its social focus to Google+, there doesn’t seem to be room for some of the company's older social efforts—even the very expensive ones. AllThingsD reported yesterday that Google…

August 26, 2011, 10:01 AM EDT

YouTube Hangouts Now on Google+ Users can watch videos in real time with friends

Google+ rolled out yet another new feature yesterday: real-time hangouts with YouTube. After clicking the “share” button under any YouTube video, users will see a new link to “Watch with…

August 19, 2011, 10:39 AM EDT

Google+ Adds Games Better deal for developers threatens Facebook

"When you're ready to play, the Games page is waiting," announced Vic Gundotra, Google’s senior vice president of engineering. Google+ has now given Facebook a whole new reason to be…

August 12, 2011, 5:44 AM EDT

Google Execs Explain Recent Google+ Suspensions Some accounts were suspected of being fakes

Google has finally explained the recent wave of Google+ account suspensions meant to enforce the company’s “common name” policy, reports Mashable. Google explains the name guidelines in its User Content…

July 26, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT