Is Google+ going to take over as a social network, or is it just like Facebook and Twitter?
I think that it certainly won't take over as a social network as it is very similar to Facebook from what I've seen and I can't imagine people are going to start on another social website.
agree - don't think it's gonna take over.
It brings no interesting new ways to communicate over other mediums already in use. BUT, the +1 on links IS a powerful tool of sharing information and analyzing people choices. Although you can also 'share' in facebook and such, the "+1" in google search results page is somewhat more direct and instant. However, it doesn't seem like a mature social networking, only a foothold project of google.
The most interesting part of Google+ that I've seen so far, is the "Huddle" feature. Although Facebook has its own Facebook chat, Google's Huddle is far more advance. The reason I think Google+ will really be a dominant force is because of the fact that their mobile applications are far more developed than any Facebook App I have used yet. The huddle is going to be an ideal alternative to texting, and will definitely surpass Facebook's chat in the functionality.
Although I do not believe this will be a quick battle, it's going to be a long war between Facebook and Google+ considering that Google has a long way to catch up to Facebook's stronghold on the market. But, if Google can stay one step ahead of Facebook throughout, I believe there is a shot. Google+ also will be tied with a lot of other Google Apps, and can become more useful considering everything that Google can tie into their Google+ project. I think it should be interesting to see what happens though.
As for Google's +1 button, I actually don't know how I feel about that affecting my search results. Although I'm very close with many of my friends, I may not like the same movie, or same restaurants as them and realistically I would not like that to change my search results.
I think it has a chance to take over. It does everything FB, Twitter and Skype do. Less noise too!
by Mike Pugh 6 years ago
Which Social Network will be King in 2012? Google+ or FacebookWho do you think is going to win the social networking wars between Facebook & Google+ in 2012, and beyond & Which one do you like most, Explain why?
by Michael Valencia 7 months ago
Does social networking bring us closer together, or further apart?While sites like facebook and twitter enable us to share vast amounts of our lives with others in an instant, are our intereactions in fact becoming shallower?
by jerrysaliu 6 years ago
Is using social networks to increase my traffic against the Terms of Service on Hubpages and does it affect my HP Program in any negative way?
by jasonmosley 7 years ago
How do you start and make your own social network like myspace or facebook?like do you have to pay tomake one or is it something that people just dont know about or how to do it
by sir_tallest 5 years ago
Is there really a way of making money from a social network like facebookif there is.....how?????
by Ellandriel 5 years ago
Are you addicted in any social network?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|