Google Plus or G+ – social networking by Google


– launched June 28, 2011 as invitation only

– reached 10 million users in 2 weeks during ‘limited’ trail phase


  • Circles – group by relationship (friends, project, work, school); drag and drop from your contacts, then share what you want with only that circle
  • Hangouts – video chat within your circles
  • Huddles – group messaging (mobile app)
  • Instant Upload – photos from your mobile phone


Let me know if you need an invite to join the bandwagon. Folks are saying this may be a twitter-killer and a true rival for Facebook. We’ll see…