Google Looks To One-Up Facebook With Google+ Local: A More Social Google Places, With A Twist Of Zagat

Google Looks To One-Up Facebook With Google+ Local: A More Social Google Places, With A Twist Of Zagat

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Google+, with 100 million active users, still has a long way to go before being anywhere near social network rival Facebook’s nearly one-billion subscribers. But it has been working hard to leverage its substantial audiences in other areas to do just that. And today saw the latest advance in that...
Google Looks To One-Up Facebook With Google+ Local: A More Social Google Places, With A Twist Of Zagat
                             

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