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Post by Nathan Bransford » July 17th, 2011, 4:59 pm

Have you tried Google+ yet? I was fortunate enough to get an invite on launch day, and I immediately enjoyed it a lot. I was curious though whether and how quickly it would catch on. Now all of a sudden virtually everyone I know is on it!

You can find me here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117319896746731581831/posts

What do you think of it? Think you're going to switch away from Facebook?

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Re: Google+

Post by Quill » July 17th, 2011, 6:09 pm

Thanks, Nathan, and wow, great interview with Dan Blank!

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Post by HillaryJ » July 18th, 2011, 3:10 am

I got an invitation some time ago, but haven't had the time to properly explore it, which leads me to believe I might not have the time to properly utilize it.
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Post by Sommer Leigh » July 18th, 2011, 10:24 am

I haven't gotten into it too much yet, but I like what I've seen so far. I loathe Facebook, and Google+ seems to have all the stuff I like about Facebook without all the annoying stuff I hate. I will be keeping a keen eye on their privacy decisions, since that was a big turn off for me from FB. I look forward to seeing what happens.

What I really need, really really really need, is a one stop shop where we can monitor all our social networking sites at one place. I want a page where I can read my feed reader, my Twitter account, my Google+ account etc etc. I would like Santa to bring me that for Christmas.
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Post by hektorkarl » July 18th, 2011, 10:39 am

I like it so far. The ability to have different circles seems promising. I like how notifications show up on my Gmail and Google Reader pages.

I was never a heavy Facebook user, though, so I'm probably less attuned to the potential downsides...

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Re: Google+

Post by CharleeVale » July 18th, 2011, 11:33 am

Haven't been invited yet, and they're still 'testing' so I can't sign up. But I'd like to try it and see what I think.

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Post by maybegenius » July 18th, 2011, 12:09 pm

I'm enjoying it a lot so far, but I'm definitely still feeling it out. Like Sommer, I want to watch the privacy stuff and see how that goes. I do really like the idea of Circles, though. They integrated some of the usability of Twitter with the "feel" of Facebook.
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Re: Google+

Post by hektorkarl » July 18th, 2011, 12:10 pm

CharleeVale wrote:Haven't been invited yet, and they're still 'testing' so I can't sign up. But I'd like to try it and see what I think.

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I just sent you an invite if you want to check it out.

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Post by CharleeVale » July 18th, 2011, 6:58 pm

Where did you send it?

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Post by hektorkarl » July 19th, 2011, 9:20 am

CharleeVale wrote:Where did you send it?

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To an email address I got from your blog. I can send it somewhere else, if needed. It has to be sent via email, though.

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Post by CharleeVale » July 19th, 2011, 1:20 pm

Hmmm....I didn't get it. Maybe try it again? But I don't want to pester you for it.

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Re: Google+

Post by hektorkarl » July 19th, 2011, 2:55 pm

CharleeVale wrote:Hmmm....I didn't get it. Maybe try it again? But I don't want to pester you for it.

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Ok, I tried sending it again. Maybe it only works if you've set up a Google account?

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Re: Google+

Post by CharleeVale » July 19th, 2011, 6:03 pm

Ok, well I didn't get an e-mail invite, but on a hunch I went to try to sign up again, and I can now! I'll have to friend you guys. :P

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Re: Google+

Post by Sean Worth » July 20th, 2011, 1:35 am

I'm still learning with Google+, but really liking the feel of it so far. I'm loving the idea of Circles. I've already added a writers cirlce to throw people into. :lol:

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Re: Google+

Post by hektorkarl » July 20th, 2011, 11:22 am

CharleeVale wrote:Ok, well I didn't get an e-mail invite, but on a hunch I went to try to sign up again, and I can now! I'll have to friend you guys. :P

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Glad you made it! :)

How do you like it so far?

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