A very interesting read.
http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/24/google … king-dead/
Looks like we won't be seeing that G+ button on our hubs anytime soon.
I find G+ confusing and have never really had any success with it, if it goes the way Bebo did, I won't miss it.
I was never thrilled with that circles thing either. But I'd always thought that everyone else was fine with it. I guess a lot of people after all weren't too happy with it. Oh, well. Somehow I think Google will survive. Personally, I can't see any way to profit from this news, so I guess it's a non-event.
Google+ has some good forums for posting articles, but a lot them are very restrictive in what they allow to be posted. All in all, Google+ is a pretty good concept that just hasn't caught on with enough people. It's just not as fluid as Facebook and Twitter when you are reading it.
I used to use Google+ more often to promote my Hubs and articles elsewhere, but it has not enhanced my Google traffic that I can see. My most viewed hub, for a third year running is showing my main traffic coming from Yahoo and Bing, then Google. So the Google+ sharing aspect has not helped that particular hub:
Note: this is a seasonal hub and the third one. A new one is published annually and these stats are from this year's one.
With that being said, I do know that when I share my articles or the articles of other's using the Google+ share button, that share will show up in Google searches... at least I can see it.
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