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Google Lets Users Thank Those Who Have +1′ed Content Directly Within Search Results

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A new Google+/+1 feature has been spotted in the wild that further blends organic results with social  information.  Early today State of Search and charliesaidthat noticed a thank you link on an organic listing next to the Google+ users who +1′ed a result. If logged in as a Google+ user we... Please...
Google Lets Users Thank Those Who Have +1′ed Content Directly Within Search Results

Google+ Hangouts On Air: broadcast your conversation to the world

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Last year we introduced Hangouts On Air to a limited number of broadcasters, enabling them to go live with friends and fans, for all the world to see. Since then, this small community has grown the feature in lots of creative ways. And they’ve made one thing crystal clear: when...
Google+ Hangouts On Air: broadcast your conversation to the world

Google to launch third-party commenting platform to rival Facebook

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Google is about to launch a new commenting system that will tie into the search giant’s Google+ platform, web services and web search. Tech-WD blogger Saud Al-Hawawi reported yesterday that several new Google features that have yet to be announced were discussed at the Google event G-Saudi Arabia, including the new...
Google to launch third-party commenting platform to rival Facebook

Exclusive: New Google+ Study Reveals Minimal Social Activity, Weak User Engagement

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Larry Page recently called Google+ the company's "social spine." If that's the case, then Google's backbone might be much weaker than Page has been letting on, at least according to a new report from RJ Metrics. This week, the data analytics firm provided Fast Company with exclusive new insights...
Exclusive: New Google+ Study Reveals Minimal Social Activity, Weak User Engagement
Zagat goes free with launch of Google+ Local
Google+ catching Facebook in brand pages but not fans ... and why that's OK with companies

Facebook users not as satisfied as Google+ users

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Facebook's reputation for customer satisfaction continues to tarnish, while Google+ pops up on a customer satisfaction index for the first time and makes it to the top of the social network pyramid. [Read more]...
Facebook users not as satisfied as Google+ users

If you liked the Facebook ID cards, here’s how to get one for Google+

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Yesterday we told you about Tobias Leingruber’s Facebook ID card, which is exactly what it says on the label – an ID card with your Facebook information. Whether a novelty or a hint of what the future might hold – the idea certainly caught people’s attention. While Moo was first to the idea,...
If you liked the Facebook ID cards, here’s how to get one for Google+

The Official Guide to Google Drive

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Google Drive, the long-awaited file storage and syncing service, launches today. If you follow tech news closely, you've seen bits and pieces of the news leaking out over the past two weeks. We've tested it and we've talked to the team leaders. Forget all the speculation. Here's what Google...
The Official Guide to Google Drive

Slow-loading e-commerce sites cost global retailers more than £1.7b in lost sales

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Slow page loading speeds cost online retailers globally more than £1.7 billion in lost sales according to new research from online customer data platform QuBit. E-commerce is now well established and seasoned retailers are adept at working out what customers would like to see on a page, how best to market...
Slow-loading e-commerce sites cost global retailers more than £1.7b in lost sales

Google+ Users Accuse Facebook of Fearmongering with Automatic Security Flags

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Some Google+ users are complaining that Facebook is making it harder for friends to access their posts on the competing social network, by throwing up a security warning on Google+ links. Facebook is claiming security issues, and has its partner, Norton Antivirus-maker Symantec, to back it up. But users are crying...
Google+ Users Accuse Facebook of Fearmongering with Automatic Security Flags

Google Testing New Navigation Interface: New Ad Location To Come?

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Some Google users are noticing a new Google search interface with top down navigation, search options and filters. Currently, the search options and navigation are along the left hand side bar. This new interface has those options across the top of the search results. Here is a picture: Here is...
Google Testing New Navigation Interface: New Ad Location To Come?
Google could soon face big fines over iOS Safari privacy controversy in FTC investigation

Google’s $700M Asia data centre project advances as work begins on final site in Taiwan

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Google has kicked off development of its planned data center in Taiwan, which is the final piece of a plan that will see three sites built to provide an enhanced experience for Google users across the continent. The company has already begun building data centers in Hong Kong and Singapore...
Google’s $700M Asia data centre project advances as work begins on final site in Taiwan

Court May Order Google to Censor 'Torrent,' 'RapidShare' and 'Megaupload'

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Early 2010 the French music industry group SNEP initiated legal action against Google in an attempt to force the search giant to filter certain terms from its “Instant” and “Autocomplete” features. SNEP argued that when users enter the name of popular artists into the search box, Google often adds piracy...
Court May Order Google to Censor 'Torrent,' 'RapidShare' and 'Megaupload'

Google Makes Its Google+ Notifications In Gmail More Interactive

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Email is typically static. Because of security concerns, virtually none of the standard web-based and desktop email clients let you run JavaScript code in an HTML email, for example. Microsoft’s Hotmail made a small push in this direction in 2010, when it started whitelisting emails from a few trusted third-parties,...
Google Makes Its Google+ Notifications In Gmail More Interactive

Freshdesk, the cloud-based customer support service, launches more tools for Google users

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Freshdesk, the service that helps companies provide support through social platforms like Facebook and Twitter is launching further integration with Google Analytics and Google Contacts today. With over 4 million businesses using Gmail as their corporate email provider, the company has spotted a way to join the dots for those companies...
Freshdesk, the cloud-based customer support service, launches more tools for Google users
Google+ is a ghost town, study says

Google+ Events Lets You Invite All Circles To An Event, Spam Ensues

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Yesterday Google announced the promising Google+ Events functionality at Google I/O.  However, one  feature  immediately irked many Google+ users, the ability for all Google+ users to invite other Google+ers to an event, even if they don’t have them in circles.  So any Google+ user can invite... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Google+ Events Lets You Invite All Circles To An Event, Spam Ensues

Want To Broadcast Live On YouTube? You’ll Need A Google+ Account For That

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This morning, Google officially rolled out Google+ Hangouts On Air to all users worldwide, following the feature’s limited introduction back in September. At the time of its initial release, this live broadcasting feature allowed top Google+ users (like celebs) stream live video feeds directly to their Google+ fan base. The service kicked...
Want To Broadcast Live On YouTube? You’ll Need A Google+ Account For That

Google launches ‘Account Activity’, a user-insight dashboard for all your online activity

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Google is today introducing a new Account Activity feature for all Google users. By signing up to the service, Google will send you a link to a password-protected report with insights into your use of Google services. But only when you have been signed in to the service, of course....
Google launches ‘Account Activity’, a user-insight dashboard for all your online activity
Zagat goes free in new Google+ Local rollout

Google+ Page APIs opening up to hundreds of social tool companies

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“Hundreds more” social tool providers will be gaining access to Google+ Page management APIs in the next few weeks, Google employee Eduardo Thuler announced in a posting on the network today. A select few companies that provide social media management tools were invited to test Google+ APIs in November 2011...
Google+ Page APIs opening up to hundreds of social tool companies

Google Drive extends to Google+ to allow easy sharing of cloud-based photos

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Backing-up photos is one of the most popular uses of cloud storage services and, with that in mind, it is no surprise to see that Google has made it easy for Google+ users to share images from its new Google Drive service. Google has integrated the two services to allow...
Google Drive extends to Google+ to allow easy sharing of cloud-based photos
Google+ Hangout Apps Come Out Of Hiding, Offer Games, Screensharing, Presentations & More

INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making

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The hottest small startup in the world right now is Pinterest, a photo-collecting site that is adored by several million American women. How hot is it? When Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion on April 9, All Things D reporter Peter Kafka tweeted, "So Pinterest is now worth what...
INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making
Google Brings More Real-Time Coverage, Google+ Comments To Google News

Friend Manager lets you drag and drop your Facebook friends into different categories

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One of the most difficult parts about using Facebook is knowing exactly who is going to see the things that you post on your profile. It’s not the most user-friendly experience, but luckily we now have an app for that. Friend Manager comes via former Blip.tv CEO and current Facebook...
Friend Manager lets you drag and drop your Facebook friends into different categories

Should Google Block Autocomplete if Your Name is Dick Hurtz?

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A Japanese man recently sought a court injunction against Google, alleging that its autocompletion of search queries got him fired. The man's lawyer, Hiroyuki Tomita, says that typing his client's name into Google produces thousands of automatic suggestions of "criminal acts," with which the man is not familiar, "defaming or...
Should Google Block Autocomplete if Your Name is Dick Hurtz?
Study shows weak Google+ public activity, but does it mean anything?
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