By AMIR EFRATI
Google Inc. GOOG +0.06% is challenging Facebook Inc. FB -0.82% by using a controversial tactic: requiring people to use the Google+ social network.
The result is that people who create an account to use Gmail, YouTube and other Google services—including the Zagat restaurant-review website—are also being set up with public Google+ pages that can be viewed by anyone online. Google+ is a Facebook rival and one of the company's most important recent initiatives as it tries to snag more online advertising dollars.
Talk about strong arming....Big Brother is hard at work
by Anish Patel4 years ago
If you are on Google+ I want to add so that I can see your post and share them with the world.https://plus.google.com/107756453728285121277/posts
by Abbyfitz3 years ago
Hello,I have tried several times to put the google plus into my settings so it sets authorship. I've followed the instructions that several hubbers have written in hubs, and I've still been unsuccessful. Can someone...
by Garrett Mickley4 years ago
Have you guys heard about this? I'll post two links, one to the official Google blog and one to Matt Cutt's blog:http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2012/01/ …...
by Max Dalton4 years ago
This article talks about a massive overhaul: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 … TopStoriesWhat's this mean for HubPages traffic?Best,Max.
by Dorsi Diaz5 years ago
I was just wondering....I really don't get this feature yet. I guess it's sort of like "liking" something on Facebook? I know it's supposed to help Google rate our writing. Is it OK to ask readers to click our...
by Paul Maplesden3 years ago
Hi there,I am starting to write hubs on Google Plus, but noticed that there weren't really any categories that they could call home!The closest I could find was Google Buzz, which was discontinued in December 2011.My...
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