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Google, Plus Your World

  1. Garrett Mickley profile image80
    Garrett Mickleyposted 6 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/ … world.html


    Personally, I think it's going to be great for the user, and sucks for the SEO.

    I guess they started to roll this out yesterday.

    Note: This idea isn't new and Google has been talking about this since before 2009 (they started actually working in this direction some time in '09).  What's new is the fact that Google is officially started to move the SERPS in this direction.

  2. WriteAngled profile image84
    WriteAngledposted 6 years ago

    Well I for one am going to have it switched off permanently.

    I use the Web to search for objective information and spend time assessing the reliability of the pages I retrieve. Already there is so much subjective, unsubstantiated stuff out there. The last thing I need is to have my search results polluted by even more of that! Just because I might be linked to someone does not mean I want to know what they said about topic X in their comments on a social media site. If I do want to know what they think, I am perfectly capable of asking them myself.

    1. Garrett Mickley profile image80
      Garrett Mickleyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I like your style, WriteAngled.  I'm sure I'll be right there with you switching it off.

  3. ryokowaren profile image60
    ryokowarenposted 6 years ago

    I think this will be a Search fiasco. I don't wanna know what my friends are searching for/tagged in. I see enough of that on Facebook.

  4. Peter Hoggan profile image72
    Peter Hogganposted 6 years ago

    I wonder how long we will have to wait for 'personalized' paid  ads to start appearing amongst the clutter.

  5. abbysonmartin profile image37
    abbysonmartinposted 6 years ago

    google plus is very google use in the social marketing and promation your website and google plus pages and inapproval the website and business and more growth our busines so tell me about of google pluse more use.....next time....thanxx....

    1. IzzyM profile image89
      IzzyMposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      OK, who wrote your one hub? It certainly wasn't you.

      1. skear profile image96
        skearposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        It looks like the hub was copied word for word from a hub created by billericky under the same title.


        It's sad that HubPages can't implement an automated check to prevent exact duplicate hubs from ever being published in the first place.

        1. Glenn Stok profile image99
          Glenn Stokposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Strange that her hub is still there. Her post above was clearly not written by the same person, which caught my eye too. Seems that HP is not so good at catching thrives who steal from within. I've been a victim of that too (with my images used by other Hubbers) and HP doesn't do much about it. They want me to show proof even though HP can clearly see creation dates. (Sorry, just had to add that even though this thread is not about her).

  6. Glenn Stok profile image99
    Glenn Stokposted 6 years ago

    I usually like the changes Google has been introducing. But this one seems useless. All I get are my own comments I've made throughout HubPages on various people's Hubs. When I shut off personal results, it looks normal. I guess I'll be another one to shut it off permanently.

    I wonder why the link to set preferences is not easily found. I only found it in Matt Cutts' post.

  7. CloudExplorer profile image79
    CloudExplorerposted 6 years ago

    What is it your talking about here @ Garrett, about the Google Plus platform.  I'm having trouble understanding what your putting out here.  Is it Google Plus world, is that what your writing about here in this forum.  I don't follow random links so, I need more input, or explanation, thanks.

    1. Glenn Stok profile image99
      Glenn Stokposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Cloud, just do a search for "Search plus Your World" and you'll find all the info you need on this newly introduced feature from Google. They just started it in the last couple of days. It only works when you're logged into your Google account, otherwise you get just normal search results.