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  • oceanmotion 28 Jun 2011 19:36:04 15,969 posts
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    Google's latest attempt at the social.

    Google’s just taken the wraps off of Google+, its brand new social networking layer which is apparently being positioned as the company’s answer to Facebook. Google+ will make use of a black bar at the top of every Google page for accessing new Google+ options for sharing content and accessing notifications. The service contains a lot of features Facebook users may feel comfortable with right from the start, including similarly-styled notifications, and a news stream for sharing location data, photos, links, and hilarious videos.

    Official site

    Some videos

    So, who has an invite ;)

  • faux-C 28 Jun 2011 19:38:32 9,397 posts
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    Didn't they already have a social networking thing which flopped everywhere except Brazil?
  • SpaceDave3000 28 Jun 2011 19:41:46 78,259 posts
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    That was more twitter, this is more facebook.

    I hate these social things, I have no particular interest in what people think, do or say.

    ed: oh, you're talking about Orkut. :D

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  • Mr-Brett 28 Jun 2011 19:42:19 12,805 posts
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    Buzz? yeah that didn't really go anywhere. This time they've cleverly incorporated it into the main Google page, which will probably piss off some people who'll shout about it and run off to Bing (lol).

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  • Ford 28 Jun 2011 19:42:28 398 posts
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    faux_carnation wrote:
    Didn't they already have a social networking thing which flopped everywhere except Brazil?

    BR?

    BR?

    HUAHUEHUAHUEHUAH
  • BravoGolf Moderator 28 Jun 2011 19:43:07 12,745 posts
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    The tour website is pretty good :)
  • Ford 28 Jun 2011 19:43:20 398 posts
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    So, is this better than Orkut?
  • Ford 28 Jun 2011 19:47:24 398 posts
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    Orkut still has 'beta' in the logo gif lmao
  • oceanmotion 28 Jun 2011 19:48:20 15,969 posts
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    Article

    Quick impressions

    Looks clean as you would expect. Will it get the users which really matters. Facebook haven't had a good challenge and they do mess up all the time so users might move. I don't think Facebook make it easy to switch your info to another service which may keep the current users grounded. Your feeding a info hungry monster either way.
  • sport 28 Jun 2011 19:50:18 12,758 posts
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    I was wondering why the top bar was black.
  • SG 28 Jun 2011 19:58:20 1,896 posts
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    If Facebook does a good job, and Google already has lots of money, why bother trying to take the place of Facebook?

    Add me on Nintendo network! I'm 'Sy' or 'Sy_the_Brit_1982' (I've got US systems, hence 'the_Brit').

  • oceanmotion 28 Jun 2011 20:01:36 15,969 posts
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    SG wrote:
    If Facebook does a good job, and Google already has lots of money, why bother trying to take the place of Facebook?

    Both advertising companies using user info and Facebook is starting to get a nice slice of the pie and who knows were Facebook will go next.
  • Mr-Brett 28 Jun 2011 20:02:26 12,805 posts
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    Capitalism/business demands constant growth and Google are one of the few with any chance of doing it.

    Level 37 Social Justice Warrior

  • SpaceDave3000 28 Jun 2011 20:03:20 78,259 posts
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    This actually looks alright. You can at least separate your friends list up rather than spam everyone with something you'd rather only 5 or 6 saw.

    Finally I can keep ex-girlfriends and current girlfriends separate.

    Plus, I never use FB for anything other than stalking for new girlfriends and looking at pictures of morriss driving a tractor.

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  • HoriZon 28 Jun 2011 20:09:54 13,556 posts
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    sport wrote:
    I was wondering why the top bar was black.

    Its bugging the hell outa me!

    I used to be a gamer like you, then I took an arrow in the knee.

  • SpaceDave3000 28 Jun 2011 20:11:49 78,259 posts
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    EPIC BROS

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  • oceanmotion 28 Jun 2011 20:15:22 15,969 posts
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    Engadget with more videos and stuff
  • oceanmotion 28 Jun 2011 20:16:14 15,969 posts
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    Before EPIC HOES of course :D
  • SG 28 Jun 2011 20:29:50 1,896 posts
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    Mr-Brett wrote:
    Capitalism/business demands constant growth and Google are one of the few with any chance of doing it.
    I know why they WANT to to it, I just wish people would exploit information about us in more original ways.

    Add me on Nintendo network! I'm 'Sy' or 'Sy_the_Brit_1982' (I've got US systems, hence 'the_Brit').

  • SirScratchalot 28 Jun 2011 20:31:12 7,874 posts
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    faux_carnation wrote:
    Didn't they already have a social networking thing which flopped everywhere except Brazil?
    Yeah, Orkutz or somesuch it was called. Name just sticks in your mind, obviously.
  • SpaceDave3000 28 Jun 2011 20:35:03 78,259 posts
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    SG wrote:
    Mr-Brett wrote:
    Capitalism/business demands constant growth and Google are one of the few with any chance of doing it.
    I know why they WANT to to it, I just wish people would exploit information about us in more original ways.
    Gunpoint?

    ...


    Noose?

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  • BinaryBob101 28 Jun 2011 21:45:59 23,148 posts
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    Dirtbox wrote:
    This actually looks alright. You can at least separate your friends list up rather than spam everyone with something you'd rather only 5 or 6 saw.

    Finally I can keep ex-girlfriends and current girlfriends separate.
    .

    Facebook does this too now.

    www.TheGrumpyVaper.com

  • ModishNouns 29 Jun 2011 13:34:54 4,655 posts
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    The comment thread here is awesome. Scroll down.
  • SpaceDave3000 29 Jun 2011 13:41:37 78,259 posts
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    BinaryBob101 wrote:
    Dirtbox wrote:
    This actually looks alright. You can at least separate your friends list up rather than spam everyone with something you'd rather only 5 or 6 saw.

    Finally I can keep ex-girlfriends and current girlfriends separate.
    .

    Facebook does this too now.
    In an obtuse, woman logic manner.

    Much like the obfuscated and deceptive nature of the privacy settings.

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  • Pac-man-ate-my-wife 29 Jun 2011 14:14:22 7,012 posts
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    BinaryBob101 wrote:
    Dirtbox wrote:
    This actually looks alright. You can at least separate your friends list up rather than spam everyone with something you'd rather only 5 or 6 saw.

    Finally I can keep ex-girlfriends and current girlfriends separate.
    .

    Facebook does this too now.

    Is that the horrible Groups thing? It's horrible.
  • Feanor 29 Jun 2011 14:15:11 14,174 posts
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    This new black bar at the top of the google homepage is kind of distracting, and terribly unpopular apparently.
  • boo 29 Jun 2011 14:21:25 11,794 posts
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    Feanor wrote:
    This new black bar at the top of the google homepage is kind of distracting, and terribly unpopular apparently.

    People like Google's appearance, because it's clean and uncluttered. Now they seem hellbent on shoving stuff on there, or messing up the appearance (Google image search, anybody?).

    If you want to get rid of the black bar, someone's come up with a workaround.

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  • Fab4 29 Jun 2011 14:30:44 6,092 posts
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    I like the idea of 'circles'. With FB there are things I'd like to share with my gaming friends that I wouldnt want my family members to see, and visa-versa.
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