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Chris Messina has been at 7 events

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Chris Messina135,716Join us for a casual conversation with the creator the hashtag (me!), +zach verdin  of New Hive, +Paul Berry of +RebelMouse, +Sean Sperte  of Tagboard , +Kyle Sollenberger of Everlapse, +Summer Bedard of Photoswirl, +Olof Mathé  and other special guests to chat about hashtags and art —  and where it's all going and what's working now. This is a fairly impromptu little gathering, but we thought it'd be interesting talk a bit more broadly about the state of digital media on the day Twitter IPOs, and to remind viewers that hashtags and digital content are much bigger and still more powerful than any particular media channel or social network.Hashtags and Art — what's trending now?2013-11-07 23:00:006 
Google+8,612,278The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0034047 
Chris Messina135,716Come one, Come all, to the new San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival to try & buy over 100 spirits brands of all tastes, shapes and sizes: Mezcal, Absinthe, Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Grappa … too many to list. All tastings are included in price of admission. Enjoy an edgy Vaudville-style Carnival Spectacular – with a twist! (not your childhood carnival performers) This event is going to be EPIC and not to be missed!Discount tickets are available on LivingSocial:https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/685126?ref=conf-jp&rpi=117192636*Please note this is a limited ticket engagement and is sure to be another sold-out Saturday event. Early ticket purchase is recommendedCraft Spirits Carnival Day 22013-06-16 14:00:0011 
Chris Messina135,716+James Snell is in town and with the discussion of ActivityStreams 1.1 and 2.0 on the mailing list, an in-person gathering will help facilitate discussion and potentially bridge conversations.Activity Streams Meetup2013-06-12 20:00:006 
Chris Messina135,716Come join members of the Google+ Design team for a casual meet and greet — with drinks and good times.The presenters and mentors from the Get Unstuck: Gamestorming Not Brainstorming [1] session at Google I/O 2013 will be on hand to continue the conversation and get more acquainted.This event is strictly 21+, as Local Edition will be serving up punch and other adult beverages so do bring ID!Tickets are limited, so make sure to RSVP on Eventbrite early: http://googleplusdesign.eventbrite.com/[1] https://developers.google.com/events/io/sessions/419755974Google + Design Happier Hour #io132013-05-17 17:00:00164 
Google Developers1,680,556Google I/O is an annual developer conference featuring highly technical, in-depth sessions, and showcasing the latest from Google's product teams and partners.Google I/O 20132013-05-14 23:00:005067 
Noah Diffenbaugh647,886"24 Hours of Reality" with Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project, November 14-15I will be joining Al Gore and others in New York on Wednesday, November 14, for the Climate Reality Project's 24 Hours of Reality. The event will consist of 24 hours of discussion about climate change, to be broadcast live over the internet at http://climaterealityproject.org . I am scheduled for the first three hours, beginning with the kickoff panel with Mr. Gore at 8pm Eastern time (0100 GMT).I will be discussing topics from the panels here in the Event when off-air, and will also try for a Hangouts On Air if bandwidth allows. What topics and/or questions would YOU like to see addressed during the discussion? #climaterealityproject   #climatechange   #globalwarming   #science   #sciencecommunication   #dirtyweather  "24 Hours of Reality" with Al Gore2012-11-15 02:00:0031 

Chris Messina has been shared in 200 public circles

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Михаил Пушкарев0#ActiveUsers #Add #AddCircle #AddFriends #AddMeToYour #AddPeople #artcircles #artistcircle #AuthorCircle #AutoFollow #AutoFollowBack #Awesome #AwesomeArt #AwesomeCircle #awesomecircle #awesomecircles #AwesomeDay #AwesomeFace #AwesomePeople #AwesomePublick #AwesomePublickCircle #AwesomeSauce #beautiful #BeautifulPhotographs #BeautifulPictures #belarus #Best #bestcircle #bestengagers #bestgoogleplususers #bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus #BestShared #BestSharedCircle #BestSnowball #BlackSndwhitePhotography #blogger #bloggers 2014-12-13 08:06:48496111
tunc serkan ozdinc2182014-11-27 23:04:53234001
Sinem Kobal0#sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #publicsharedcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles    #cevreler   #cevreekle   #takipci arttır   #circlecount    #circle  2014-10-25 11:55:58472000
Oktay Deniz621#sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #publicsharedcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles    #cevreler   #cevreekle   #takipci arttır   #circlecount    #circle  2014-10-20 19:35:11402002
George Clark7,103Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#topcircle #circleshareoftheday #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles   #fridaycircle   #themecircle   #mediterranean   #addbackspree   #ripplescircle   #addback   #aahanapriyadarsinee   #peoplescircle   #circleoftheday   #followme   #follow4follow  2014-09-27 10:52:53486372240
5th Funny Corps0Hope that you have been having a great week on Google+. Thank you for sharing and promoting this and for connecting up with all the great accounts I have included. Great With This Cilcle!!, And Please..Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps, and get more friend and circle on +Google+  :» Include me in your circles» Click add people and create your circle» +1 this circle» Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. ( share the circle and include yourself )» If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).»  So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #circleoftheday #circlemeup #circlemenow #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #megacircle #bigcircle #bigcircleshare #funnyvideo #funnyvideos #funnyvideosyoutube #funnyvideoclips #funnyvideooftheday #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   2014-08-15 08:05:40492338
Becky Collins13,434Mobile Operator Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-24 05:16:124763112
Joe Martinez61,582My Favorite People & Brand Pages on Google+ - June 2014All these people are amazing and fun (hence why I follow them)! :) If you are looking for people to follow then this is definitely the circle for you! There is a little bit of everything here! From people who love photography, tech, music, art... the list is endless! Enjoy!!  Some of the awesomesauce in this circle:  +Hanna Silver, +DJ Spin, +Tanya Muse Diaz, +Tiffany Henry, +Ant J, +anthony feliciano, +jessi roman, +Bronwyn McGuckin, +Renata Sherwin, +Cynthia K Seymour, +Natascha Otero, +Daria Musk, +Kamal Tailor, +Emily Jiménez, +Carms Perez, +Christopher Lira, +Eleanor Hoh, +Chris Pirillo, +2014-06-23 04:01:3650139640
Dina Tika417Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment.2014-06-17 13:08:21500003
Dina Tika0Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment. 2014-06-10 05:54:12500001
Becky Collins10,282Mobile Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia   #media   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-05-28 05:03:174777219
ramzi parta7 Hello AllHere is my RANDOM Circle... V1.8 - 131123The circle has shrunk a little this week lets see if we can build it back up again. Please share and invite people to join the circle.247 people did not move from the last RANDOM circle, don't be one of them for the next circle.RULES1. Leave a comment saying who you would like to add.(min 1 name - max 10 names)2. Publicly Share the postIn the next circle I will add the people you added or mentioned and yourself (If you give more than 10 names I will only add the first 10)Re-Sharers also automatically get added to my Re-Share Circle and the last one has been shared 211 times so far.http://updateslaluz.blogspot.com2014-05-13 02:32:17501012
nicholas syahputra390 please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it! *There is no need to thank me, this is me thanking you! *1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-07 09:53:094944113
Andrea Orselli5,603Hi! Here is my circle. Please click "ADD PEOPLE" button to add the whole circle and help increase each others connection. +1 and share will be greatly appreciated.#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #wanttobecircled #addmetoyourcircles #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles    #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle    #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #weeklyreview #sharedcircle    #topsharedcircl2014-04-30 20:05:53443426
Lư Thăng15,490Vòng kết nói chất lượng share cho anh em nào cầnTags: #circle #vòng-kết-nối2014-04-28 06:57:05238215
Johnathan Yesson26,597Complete Circle Of Google Employee'sAdd this circle if you want to connect with the lovely people who work at our beloved Google.I have curated this circle personally and it list's ONLY Google staff.I personally LOVE Google in it's many forms and I think the people behind the scenes deserve some appreciation, so if your reading this follow these steps if you agree:1.) +1 2.) Comment3.) RE-SHARE4.) Add people***************************************************************The following people are some of my favourite G+'ers and I'd love them to re-share this circle if they would be so kind:+Christine DeGraff +Tancredi Matranga  +Vladimir Samsonov +Ludovic Moreeuw  +CircleCount +Edith Kukla +Miguel Almeida Sharing  +Michael Q Todd +Amanda Blain +Mikhail Petrovsky +Daniel Mihai Popescu  +Gorka Ortiz  +Erik Barrett  +Cristian Bianchi +Hoang Duong  +AyJay Schibig  +2014-04-16 12:59:42501215
Vincent Kuepper418Here is my Education CircleWatch: How to Share a Circle on Google Plus> http://youtu.be/Uhu3W-KtSCUWatch: About circles> http://youtu.be/GUywKEtXX2cRead: How to Find & Add people to circles> http://goo.gl/qSfHLMRead: Shared circles and circle tips on Google+> http://goo.gl/Pw6K0c2014-03-13 15:14:26500024
İbrahim Aslan02014-02-25 12:24:46501001
Gustavo Franco1,547I've started an experiment with my Google+ account disabling this circle (Googlers and Xooglers) from showing up on my home stream. I'll see how it will look like without my coworkers and former coworkers.In case you are wondering how to adjust and even disable the posts from a circle showing up in your home stream, read:https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1269165?hl=enI've moved the circle to be the 1st on my bar though so I still can easily peak at what folks are saying.  In case you are wondering how to do that, read:https://plus.google.com/113895942978964425455/posts/igWgAhX22qM2014-02-15 23:38:47324301
Ian Archibald16,093Circle of Google PlussersSo, I often get asked Who should I circle?  I say whomever strikes your interest. Find topics of interest and connect with those people who share that interest.I would very much like to share with you "my" circle of Plussers of whom I LOVE to engage with.  There are people in science, sports, networking, technology, comics, art and medicine found inside, and likely some others as well.  I've been spending the last couple years curating this list.I hope that you will connect with some of these folks!Have a great weekend everyone!2014-02-15 01:16:53326182225
Larry Chuon74I'm new to Google+.  My circle of PlusOne is for those who are leveraging Google+ to grow their circle and business.2014-02-08 04:36:20236304
Ian Archibald14,517Google PlussersThis would be my circle of other awesome people who I have connected with over the past couple years here on Google+. Some awesome people here!As the cool kids say, These kids are dopeI don't take requests to add to this circle. To be added, engage with me, and the others here. You'll be noticed, trust me.2014-01-27 23:35:29320221729
Andrea Campaci | Web and Digital designer0#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle 2014-01-27 22:03:26473011
Abinash Mohanty5,710Sharing my best Web Design CircleAdd and Share with you network.#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing #followers   #social #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshared #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles  #awesomepeople   #circlecount #newfollowers  #googleplus   2014-01-26 09:19:36500012
Bernard Piette7,060Hi,First off big hat tip to everyone who just participated in the Great Google+ Circle debate hosted by +David Oldenburg and +Christine DeGraff . Thanks to all on both sides on the debate to help us all get more perspective on this discussion. *NOW BACK TO OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM :-) *Announcing version 2 of the #MoversandShakers  circle!! Yippee! Again this week, I have spent much time to ensure there are only quality engagers, posters and mentors who can bring value to your Google+ experience.If you want to be included,,,,, wait for it..... Be a strong contributor and participant on the Google+ platform. That's it, that's all. Just be a great google+ netizen.You don't have to be rich, famous or pretty LOL. I built this circle and stream to help Nooglers meet new people, learn new things, hear different perspectives, encounter someone you may never have had the courage to speak to live in person. Trust me, just reach out and comment on a post of someone you appreciate, You'll be amazed how happy people are to engage with you, once you've had the courage to reach out, so like Nike says, JUST DO IT! Please see some of my favorite posts from the last week below. 1. The Great Google+ Circle Debate - By +David Oldenburg ► http://goo.gl/2fYuuR2. My Joke of the day, Who else is in the same position? - By +Anabell Hilarski ► http://goo.gl/pEhlRM3. To most of us, Google +  seems like just another social media platform.  But that misconception�c - By +Ronnie Bincer ► http://goo.gl/AWdvRw4. 11 Quick Tips to Boost Social Media Results - By +Anabell Hilarski ► http://goo.gl/hoJO4h5. Time for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat!  Each week we cover a variety of topics including the - By +Randy Hilarski ► http://goo.gl/IMeMl3=======================================================6. Just Joined Ronnie's Hangout Mastery Group - By +Craig Chamberlin ► http://goo.gl/cB1EeE7. Excited to see how +Jenn Herman is embracing Google+ and seeing how much fun and effective it can - By 2014-01-17 19:23:23493452245
Bernard Piette5,500Announcing the 2014 #MoversandShakers  circle v.1.This one took me some time to put together as I really wanted to find those people that were having the biggest impact either in their corners of the world or to the larger Google+ community. I'm really happy with the result if I can say so myself. :-) No discussion on Google+ is complete without mentioning our Google mentors and coaches such as +martin shervington +Lee Smallwood +Mia Voss +Scott Buehler +Billy Funk +Shawn Manaher +Ronnie Bincer +David Oldenburg +Tom Coleman  .. Google, you need to write these guys and gals a cheque!! Want to be added to the #MoversandShakers circle v.2 ??1) Be active on the Google+ community2) Share, share and reshare great content.3) Comment on people's posts.That's it, that's all. also please suggest names of people you think would like to be added to this community of sharers.Please help me in sharing this wonderful circle of contributors.Thanks#circleshare   #circles   #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #share   #vipsnowballcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou   #circlethursday   2014-01-04 20:32:1449912969103
Andrey Mashnich106,092Good morning/evening to all.You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!This is a Social Circle....  #ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother 2013-12-29 01:46:17499461982
Jack Humphrey12,866Here's 500 of my top engagers #sharedcircles #circles2013-12-21 08:27:05500104
Justin Hart6,912Justin's Circle Share....quick circle I put together of people that engage and provide content to keep your circles humming! 1. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-17 03:07:5650011923
David Leonhardt2,546Resharing the Engagers VI: Christmas edition by +Markos Giannopoulos1. Plus the circle.2. Leave a comment3. Save the circle as one of your own circles (Click on "Add people" to do this).4. Share the circle as I am doing now (but don't forget to "Include yourself" when sharing).5. Get offline for a while, too.  :-).#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing #followers #social #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshared    #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomepeople   #circlecount  #newfollowers   #googleplus  2013-12-16 19:39:07340109
Markos Giannopoulos13,655Engagers VI: Christmas edition // It's a festive season so my monthly "round-up & thank you" circle is on the right mood!First some stats on people who engaged me (gathered via +Circloscope) and on my posts (tracked by +CircleCount):September: 620 plussers, 93 commentators and 86 sharers on 32 posts for a total of 745 +1s, 74 re-shares and 117 comments October: 395 plussers, 33 commentators and 39 sharers on 43 posts for a total of 1057 +1s, 80 re-shares and 165 comments November: 616 plussers, 114 commentators and 176 sharers on 32 posts for a total of 1109 +1s, 234 re-shares and 227 commentsA great month fuelled by two posts: 6+1 WordPress initial-setup plugins  (http://bit.ly/1bKXVgX 359 +1s, 59 comments, 183 re-shares) and Ode à Eiffel (http://bit.ly/1heptNZ 46 +1s, 4 comments, 5 re-shares). If I wanted to get "analytical" about it, it was two posts with some decent value (helpful list of plugins in one case on a every-day issue for a WordPress developer and an album of 18 original photos of night Paris on the other) :) So on to the circle: the formula for this month is - Plussers who are on over 3 engagers circles (so basically who have engaged with me in previous months as well this one)  - Sharers and commentators - A few kind highly-engaging people who have shared original circles including me. - People with over 300 in G+'s "relevance score" (as reported by +Circloscope), e.g. the people Google considers that I interact more and post similar content to mine (or of my interest)All in all, this came to a healthy group of 340 content creators and real engagers interested in technology and photography. Feel free to add them! As usual, stats and circle creation for this post were only made possible thanks to +CircleCount and +Circloscope. #engagers   #circleshare #circlesharing   #circleversary #milestone #googleplus #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles 2013-12-16 17:49:57340441178
Ben Douglas0WE LOVE TECHNOLOGY! #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #technologytrends  2013-12-16 15:10:48500101
David Leonhardt2,546I built on the Sunday Circle by +Ian Archibald to spread it even further.Recommended:1. Plus the circle.2. Leave a comment3. Save the circle as one of your own circles (Click on "Add people" to do this).4. Share the circle as I am doing now (but don't forget to "Include yourself" when sharing).5. Get offline for a while, too.  :-).#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing#followers #social #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshared    #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomepeople   #circlecount  #newfollowers   #googleplus  2013-12-16 01:30:4323211213
Ian Archibald9,118Sunday Circle Share of Google PlussersThis is my top circle filled with some of the top Google Plussers, Engagers, and Educators.  You will also find some people you likely don't know, but should.You all know people like +Mike Allton +Michael Q Todd +Christine DeGraff and +Billy Funk who bring the awesome every day. But do you know +Rusty Ferguson +Milan Pavlovic +Steven Krohn +David Oldenburg or +Brandee Sweesy ?  All of whom are simply awesome people who have a lot of great content, and engage!.Add this circle to your own today.  If you have other Engagers, add them to the circle, share it out and tag me in your share. Always looking for more engagers!I would be honoured if you would +1, Comment and Share this circle.Hope you all have a fantastic week!!2013-12-15 14:08:26229221330
Tancredi Matranga8,830WEB INFLUENCER MEGAMIX 13Have a Great Tuesday my Google+ Friends!I am happy to share with you my 13th  #sharedcircle named Web Influencer Megamix.I put together a mix of #TopEngagers  - Really Interesting People who share unique and original content.   Do yo want to be added to the Web #Influencer Circle?To be included, be so kind to:   1 - Do +1 t the post   2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)         (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)   3 - Include the circle among your circles   4 - Share the circle (include yourself)   5 - Be free and smile to life! :)   #circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circletuesday   #tuesdaycircle   #tuesdaycircleshare   #tuesdaycircleshare  2013-12-03 07:43:1749910046117
Vivi Amb541CIRCLE TO HAVE TODAY !My best Google + Users to FollowSpecial thanks to all off us !This Circle will Grow if :1 - You add Contacts creating a new Circle (if this is not done)2 - Share and +1 the circle#circles #circle   #circlesharing #circleshare2013-11-25 00:28:09239509
Dustin W. Stout26,662The Most Creative and Inspiring People on Google+As the first of my #circlesplosion  shares, this crowd-curated circle is comprised of those people who have been personally endorsed as some of the most creative and inspiring people on Google+.These folks are artists, designers, photographers, crafters, painters, musicians, videographers, marketers, and all around creators of things here on Google+.If you're a creator of things and want to connect with more people who create and inspire, add this circle.  Keep watch of the people in this stream and connect with the people you resonate with. About #circlesplosionAs I discussed in my introduction to #circlesplosion  (here - dustn.tv/circlesplosion/) managing and curating your circles will ultimately give you the greatest experience here on Google+. In an effort to connect people with passion, with other people with those same passions, I have resolved to share these crowd-curated circles with the world. I hope this group gives you as much value as it has me! Have a great monday everyone!  #creativity   #inspiration   #sharedcircles  2013-11-11 19:47:102367640123
Martina Pelucchi501Ciao a tutti gli amici di Google Plus! Questa è la mia nuova cerchia.... #socialmedia   #friends   ! It's my new amazing #circle !This is my #Sharedcircle of #socialmedia   #friends   , a group of interesting people who share unique and original content. What are you waiting to add them to your circles? :) To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to: 1) Do +1 t the post 2) Comment the post and specify your "category" (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing) 3) Include the circle among your circles 4) Share the circle (include yourself) 5) Smile to life, sun in sunshine. Special thanks my dear #friends and #followers : +Silvio De Rossi +Raffaele Romeo Arena +Tancredi Matranga +Valentina Biffi +Riccardo Mantica +Anita Richeldi +Paolo Sperati   +Luca Talotta +Ilaria Zanchetta +Paolo Sperati +Fashion Circles have a good #weekend  #topsharedcircle   #facciamol2013-11-08 13:24:08445331728
Johnny Huntington0#webdesign #sharedcircles #webdevelopment  Here is a great shared circle of Professional Web Designers.2013-11-04 13:45:45501003
Ilaria Zanchetta211#socialmedia   #friends   ! It's my new amazing #circle !This is my #Sharedcircle of #socialmedia   #friends   , a group of interesting people who share unique and original content.What are you waiting to add them to your circles? :)To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1) Do +1 t the post2) Comment the post and specify your "category" (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)3) Include the circle among your circles4) Share the circle (include yourself)5) Smile to life, sun in sunshine.Special thanks my dear #friends and #followers :+Silvio De Rossi +Raffaele Romeo Arena +Tancredi Matranga +Valentina Biffi +Riccardo Mantica +Anita Richeldi +Paolo Cola +Luca Talotta +Martina Pelucchi +Paolo Sperati +Alessandro Folghera +Fashion Circles Have a good #monday !2013-10-28 16:13:09445481231
Alessandro Folghera19,770#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #Mondaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo #myseoissocial     2013-10-28 04:27:13443342640
David Dickens6,451It seems the young folks on Google plus are sharing their circles these days. I've got one great circle to share: 99 verified profiles of active Google plus folks drawn from my circles and my followers.Now some of the names you'll recognize, in such a list you'll always catch a few celebrities. But there are some other folks in this list that might surprise you and a few secret gems. Feel free to share this circle.Want to join my circle of verified profiles? Just 1) be active, 2) get your profile verified, and 3) comment below or send me a note. #sharedcircles   #verified  2013-10-22 16:04:5799201
Alessandro Folghera18,553#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #Mondaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo #myseoissocial     2013-10-21 04:21:03435393247
Alessandro Folghera17,439#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  Special thanks to my #friends and #engagers:+Raffaele Romeo Arena +Daniela Calabrò +Rome Heels +Allana Layton +Van Bordelon +Richard Sample +Slobodan Ognjenovic +Allyson Sangster +Tatjana Vidakovic +danilova pjaca +Francesco Del Punta +Laura Biagioti +2013-10-14 19:32:06501383651
Scott Buehler37,940Astonishing Engagers Happy Monday Hyperball Full content: Click "Read more"A nice group of people who I found to share and comment my posts, share awesome original content, and people that better the Google Plus community. Rock on guys. I do this weekly to reward those active on Google Plus and to archive my top posts throughout the week.Please enjoy your Monday! May your first work day of the week be awesome, joyful, and rewarding. This circle share is my way of helping you start the week off right. Enjoy!Want to be added to the #hyperball?1) Add me to your circles.2) Share, +1, and Comment This Share3) Reshare anything that interests you on my stream (profile) from today or the rest of this week.Please Connect with Scott - My Directory of Social Accountshttp://xeeme.com/TygrScott or http://about.me/TygrScottPlease +1 and Circle the brand new +What's Hot Archive that collects and shares top viral posts of Google Plus every day.Need more circle shares? See the top ones at +Hyperball Circles=====================================================Scott's Guides and TutorialsHere I list all of my favorite topics and things that happened for the week. These posts are what was used to compile the hyperball this week along with the prior hyperball sharers. Congrats all who made it!Ultimate Guide to Google PlusOn G+: https://plus.google.com/107415989115407435914/posts/3WL7edPMgQKSee Why G+ is Awesome: http://t5a.co/googuidOther guides available at http://www.scottbuehler.com/ and http://www.webhostingchoose.com/Viral and Popular Photos and Gifs of the past weekAnimal finds freedom and then loses it immediately afterwards.645 Shares; 1457 +1; 161 Commentshttps://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/9nSPjPURHbNCatamaran boat makes insane turns and defies boating laws.333 Shares; 471 +1; 43 Commentshttps://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/QsAc3zjk6B3Awesome animated gif of a painting in action.320 Shares; 692 +1; 82 Commentshttps://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/63FfWSkWvCjAligator attacks a moron.303 Shares; 410 +1; 115 Commentshttps://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/3jhaNbNn8nJPrehistoric Googling (card catelog in library)270 Shares; 734 +1; 81 Commentshttps://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/TEd1ksG7PhGAwesome basketball shot from insane heights.267 Shares; 422 +1; 66 Commentshttps://plus.google.com/u2013-09-30 11:54:11438235215283
Pradeep Sanyal120,484The 500 Best of the Best on Google+!Make sure to share and add this circle so others can know about it! This circle includes fun, interesting, and engaging people that you definitely want to follow! #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circleoftheday  2013-09-27 04:31:395009512
Ramón Sansone López436Awsome #sharedcircle #bestengagersComment, Do +1 and share it, you'll belong to one of my best #sharedcircles 2013-09-05 06:26:23501003
Giulia Fiore7The most active People I know on G+A wonderful #sharedcircle  to become more popular than ever.To belong to this Circle, share it and comment this post !Kisses Giulia2013-09-05 05:59:42501223
Andrea Orselli2,146SHARE YOUR CIRCLES COMMUNITY CIRCLE 8.26.13Welcome to  this new circle which has members of the Share Your Circle Community.  This is a great place to Find and Add Circles#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-08-27 21:11:4545714415
Abinash Mohanty1,316Awesome Web design Circle‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾Want to be added? Follow the rules!※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※1. Plus one this post2. Share this in Public3. Add me to your circle4. Comment※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※You will be included and notified in my next post accordingly. ※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※※#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle   #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles #share   #sharedcircleoftheday     #sharewithyou #follow #followme   #followback   #circle     #googleplus #google2013-07-30 11:29:37500475

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2014-11-28 22:39:51 (115 comments, 48 reshares, 104 +1s)Open 

Tell me I'm wrong.

Most reshares: 48

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2014-11-28 22:39:51 (115 comments, 48 reshares, 104 +1s)Open 

Tell me I'm wrong.

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2014-12-09 20:56:12 (3 comments, 8 reshares, 119 +1s)Open 

Nothing short of brilliant.

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2014-12-22 01:48:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

FYI, Amazon has a Lightning Deal going on for the next 3 hours on these copper moscow mule mugs (60% off). 

FYI, Amazon has a Lightning Deal going on for the next 3 hours on these copper moscow mule mugs (60% off). ___

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2014-12-19 20:14:30 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

What do you guys think if the new Rittenhouse branding?

What do you guys think if the new Rittenhouse branding?___

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2014-12-15 04:52:03 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Anyone want to buy me the Four Spout Fairy Absinthe Fountain for the holidays? #gifts  

Anyone want to buy me the Four Spout Fairy Absinthe Fountain for the holidays? #gifts  ___

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2014-12-14 23:46:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

What're your favorite spirits of 2014?

What're your favorite spirits of 2014?___

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2014-12-12 23:10:12 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Good tips — fairly straight forward, but useful to keep in mind. Might I suggest loading up on Vitamin B?

Good tips — fairly straight forward, but useful to keep in mind. Might I suggest loading up on Vitamin B?___

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2014-12-11 22:42:26 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

A long-awaited update allowing broader gender expression on your Google profile!

For many people, gender identity is more complex than just "male" or "female."  Starting today, I'm proud to announce that Google+ will support an infinite number of ways to express gender identity, by giving you the option to customize the way your gender is represented on your profile. 

Previously, we provided options for “Male,” “Female,” and “Other,” to encompass both those who don't fit into the traditional gender labels and those who don't want to declare their gender to the world at large. Now, the gender field on your profile will contain four entries, “Male,” “Female,” “Decline to state,” and “Custom.”  When “Custom” is selected, a freeform text field and a pronoun field will appear. You can still limit who can see your gender, just like you can now. We’ll be rolling this feature out for all users over the next few days.

Many thanks to the people and groups who gave us advice on the best ways to do this. Your input has been really valuable to us, and we hope you like the result!___A long-awaited update allowing broader gender expression on your Google profile!

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2014-12-11 20:38:28 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

A shot of #Ferguson  protests from a distance the other night. Auto-awesome did an awesome job. :)

A shot of #Ferguson  protests from a distance the other night. Auto-awesome did an awesome job. :)___

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2014-12-09 20:56:12 (3 comments, 8 reshares, 119 +1s)Open 

Nothing short of brilliant.

Nothing short of brilliant.___

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2014-12-09 20:55:55 (17 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

The Information is not free. It requires you to pay, y'know, so the writers can receive a salary. Don't click the link if you don't want to pay for information. Thank you to the commenters for pointing this out. :)

+Amir Efrati writes for The Information, FYI.

The hole in +Google's mobile strategy.___The Information is not free. It requires you to pay, y'know, so the writers can receive a salary. Don't click the link if you don't want to pay for information. Thank you to the commenters for pointing this out. :)

+Amir Efrati writes for The Information, FYI.

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2014-12-08 18:26:36 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Don't you hate how you can't search Facebook for your old posts...? Oh. Wait.

#notanymore #graphsearch

Don't you hate how you can't search Facebook for your old posts...? Oh. Wait.

#notanymore #graphsearch___

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2014-12-08 02:54:29 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Hey guys, one of the projects I backed on Kickstarter is starting to do fulfillment and is offering a discount. If you're interesting in adding an interesting oaky flavor to your favorite whiskey, use code "ELEMENT" to receive a 15% discount off your next order. 

Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35PsW0lebCI

(Not a sponsored post.)

Hey guys, one of the projects I backed on Kickstarter is starting to do fulfillment and is offering a discount. If you're interesting in adding an interesting oaky flavor to your favorite whiskey, use code "ELEMENT" to receive a 15% discount off your next order. 

Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35PsW0lebCI

(Not a sponsored post.)___

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2014-12-07 02:09:02 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Try this link instead: http://www.aspicyperspective.com/afternoon-tea-cocktail.html

(New) I’ve got a dark and moody weekend cocktail for you today, the Afternoon Tea Cocktail. Bold and complex with a dusky tea undertone. This is a fabulous drink for sipping at winter cocktail parties.

http://www.aspicyperspective.com/afternoon-tea-cocktail.htm
#cocktail   #recipe   #newontheblog   #afternoontea   #drink   #weekend   #cheers  ___Try this link instead: http://www.aspicyperspective.com/afternoon-tea-cocktail.html

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2014-12-03 21:23:13 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Why is leadership in digital identity so important? Think of the children! 

Eager to see what +Pavni Diwanji does here.

#DataPositive  

Why is leadership in digital identity so important? Think of the children! 

Eager to see what +Pavni Diwanji does here.

#DataPositive  ___

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2014-12-03 20:40:32 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Hooray! +BarNotes 2.1 is finally out! Time to update. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/barnotes-social-cocktail-drink/id537725933?mt=8&uo=4

Hooray! +BarNotes 2.1 is finally out! Time to update. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/barnotes-social-cocktail-drink/id537725933?mt=8&uo=4___

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2014-12-03 19:26:07 (6 comments, 7 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

Here's a great example from +Rick Klau of a #DataPositive story about Google, Drive, Photos, and G+ Stories. This compelling example demonstrates the value you can get when you compile a huge amount of information from disparate sources, and share it with [in this case] Google, and let it work its magic on your behalf.

This is the kind of thing that feels very Googley, and plays to Google's strengths. What other examples like this exist — either at Google or across the industry (not specific to photos, but related to a service that takes diverse user information and enhances it, and then returns it to the user in a format that's easily shareable and portable)?

How many more examples would be possible if more work were done to standardize and express the rich data that's being captured about people? Who should be leading the charge on that front? What is thein... more »

Here's a great example from +Rick Klau of a #DataPositive story about Google, Drive, Photos, and G+ Stories. This compelling example demonstrates the value you can get when you compile a huge amount of information from disparate sources, and share it with [in this case] Google, and let it work its magic on your behalf.

This is the kind of thing that feels very Googley, and plays to Google's strengths. What other examples like this exist — either at Google or across the industry (not specific to photos, but related to a service that takes diverse user information and enhances it, and then returns it to the user in a format that's easily shareable and portable)?

How many more examples would be possible if more work were done to standardize and express the rich data that's being captured about people? Who should be leading the charge on that front? What is the individual's role in that conversation?___

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2014-12-03 00:34:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

FYI, 10% at wintersmiths.com through today! (not a sponsored post)

FYI, 10% at wintersmiths.com through today! (not a sponsored post)___

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2014-12-02 23:45:16 (5 comments, 5 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Generalizing data from social media research studies to apply to the world at large are rife with problems. You might call the reports that use this kind of information "datatorials".

Generalizing data from social media research studies to apply to the world at large are rife with problems. You might call the reports that use this kind of information "datatorials".___

2014-12-01 02:15:22 (80 comments, 29 reshares, 111 +1s)Open 

As my Thoughts on Google+ post have been making the rounds, various folks have taken to Google+ to defend the network. Great! I love a good argument! In this case, +Mike Elgan wrote a lengthy takedown of my piece, and so I decided to write my own rebuttal. I recommend reading his post first, so that you have context for my comments (which likely won't make sense from the headings alone).

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Thanks Mike. Appreciate your impassioned defense of Google+. I appreciate that social networks are like sports teams and there are diehard fans. But there are also people like me who are interested in the nature of the game and how its played — and that was really what my post was about (which, for the record, was published on Medium first and then submitted to Hacker News by someone else).

Anyway, you have a nice list structure here, so I thought I'd respond to what youwr... more »

As my Thoughts on Google+ post have been making the rounds, various folks have taken to Google+ to defend the network. Great! I love a good argument! In this case, +Mike Elgan wrote a lengthy takedown of my piece, and so I decided to write my own rebuttal. I recommend reading his post first, so that you have context for my comments (which likely won't make sense from the headings alone).

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Thanks Mike. Appreciate your impassioned defense of Google+. I appreciate that social networks are like sports teams and there are diehard fans. But there are also people like me who are interested in the nature of the game and how its played — and that was really what my post was about (which, for the record, was published on Medium first and then submitted to Hacker News by someone else).

Anyway, you have a nice list structure here, so I thought I'd respond to what you wrote using it. I'll post this on my profile too, just to help get more eyeballs on it.

1.  Can't figure out what Google+ is for

I know why Google needed Google+. Google needed a way to consolidate the 43 different profiles across all of its services and get its users under a single user agreement. I worked on both of these efforts, including two major redesigns of the Google profile. Google also needed a more complete and holistic view of an individual user — that other Google apps could build on. Fortunately, a more user-centric identity model benefitted both Google and the user with convenience and simplicity.

Cloning a competitor's product is less than what I expect from Google. I expect a perspective, and a strong, unique, insightful mission that no one else in the industry would be willing or able to articulate. 

When I say that I can't figure out what Google+ is for, I mean "Why would Google create a clone of Facebook's newsfeed without a grander plan for the stream?" When you go to Facebook, you see the newsfeed. When you go to Google, you see a search box, and if you're not signed in, you'll see +You in the top right corner, which leads you to an authentication wall:

https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin?service=oz&passive=1209600&continue=https://plus.google.com/?gpsrc%3Dogpy0%26tab%3DwX

You can't even get to Google+ from Google's homepage without a user account. Google+ (from Google's perspective) is all about user identity, and not about the feed. I'm glad that there are people on Google+ that have made deep and meaningful connections, or established significant followings. But that is what the internet is for. The internet (to quote you) is a brilliant blank canvas of communication for you to do anything you want with, from private one-on-one communication to blogging to novel writing to photo gallery publishing. From a user perspective, Google+ is a suite of applications built upon it. But so were Friendster, MySpace, and even AOL. 

So when it comes to figuring out Google+ — what you should be asking me is: am I confused about Google+ from Google's perspective, or from the user's? I can't figure out what's going to happen to plus.google.com and its mobile app (I'll call them the "stream apps") — and that's what worries me.


2. Can't tell if Google is "worried" about Facebook, Snapchat, or Pinterest

Being worried about a competitor gives you focus and motivates you to stay ahead of them. If Google+ doesn't know who its competitors are, then the network will languish, Googlers won't be inspired to work on it, and eventually it'll go the way of Google Reader. Google isn't a charity. It doesn't continue to invest in things that it can't tie to its core mission. If Google+ (the stream apps) is a resource drain that isn't producing value for the rest of the company, it won't be invested in. That's the Darwinian way things work at Google. 

If instead Google+ plays an essential, launch-blocking roll in all the products that Google produces, then it'll stick around. But will the stream apps last? That I can't be sure of.


3. Google+ doesn't aggressively "control" your digital identity

You also clearly didn't get my point. Having worked on OpenID and OAuth before I joined Google, I absolutely care about user-centric identity. The problem is that it's a product-market fit problem. Most people don't think that there's a problem — either because Facebook solves this problem for them or they haven't been hacked, yet. 

To ask, "Who cares if Google is "controlling" my identity?" smacks of the ignorance I'm worried about. If you were caught up in the Nymwars, then you certainly did care about who owned your identity back then. Your comment here confuses me more than anything else you said.


4. Google+ is "Facebook lite," something the world doesn't need

For all the things that you claim Facebook is screwing up, they don't seem to be hurting usage among Facebook's 864M daily active users[1]. I'd love to show increasing usage of Google+ (which would validate your suggestion that poor feature execution is hurting Facebook), but I can't. Google+ doesn't release user numbers [2], but as of last October, Google reported 300M active stream users, or roughly 10M daily active users.

I mean, I'd love to have my own bespoke social network designed for me and my closest friends, but if it doesn't connect to a business objective or show steady growth, I'm just not sure how Google can continue investing it.

[1] http://newsroom.fb.com/company-info/
[2] http://marketingland.com/googles-head-social-says-google-stay-102873

Also, you can search the content of posts on Facebook. Try searching for a hashtag. :P 


5. Google+ should have improved social networking by 10x, but didn't

By 10x? You, my friend, have lower standards than I do! :)


6. It doesn't sufficiently "motivate people to store more information with Google"

You misunderstand my point. There is plenty that all of these companies are doing to motivate you to store your data with them, especially Google. I mean, why did Google buy Nest? Duh, so they can index the contents of your house. Data ingestion is not the problem — the problem is providing you access to that data in useful ways, allowing you to audit it effectively, and then encouraging using it elsewhere as you like. 

For the most part, Google does a decent job with its breadth of APIs, but its graph API is no where near as rich as Facebook's. Especially in terms of app activities, Facebook's API allows for much deeper app integration. And while the Google+ Platform offers some interesting APIs, I really haven't spotted more than 1 or 2 apps in the wild that use it — have you? If every new app I installed and tried out offered Google sign in, then I'd bite my tongue here — I just don't see the adoption that I'd expect, especially compared to Twitter's platform which comes with such a negative reputation!


7. "Google+ is confused and adrift at sea"

If you're on Android, then that's probably true. But on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Google+ is the only major social networking app that hasn't been updated to address this new formfactor.

And, "adrift at sea" doesn't imply that it isn't "clear, reliable, fast, fun and free." The desktop UI of Google+ is those things. But it's also not changing, or headed in any appreciable direction. So yeah, it's not sinking, but it doesn't seem to have its sails set in any particular direction either. And that may be comforting to existing Google+ users, but if that approach didn't work for Yahoo, I can't imagine it'd work for Google a decade later.


8. Google+ isn't evolving, changing and getting new features fast enough

I'm not asking for major features. I'm asking for refinement and reinvestment. I'd ask you to use Google+ on an iPhone 6 for a week and tell me how you fare. Compare it to Instagram. Or Snapchat. Or Twitter. Or even Facebook — which is bloated, by Zuck's own admission. Adding people to circles is cumbersome. Commenting is broken, especially with custom keyboards. +mentioning never works consistently. I expect a flawless mobile experience from Google — after all, that's where user growth will come from. Google+'s iOS mobile app, in particular, as well as Snapseed, just haven't evolved or been maintained in a satisfactory way.


9. Doesn't know what Google+ is better for than Facebook

Actually, having my friends and family on a network for your friends and family is a HUGE feature. If Google+ wants to be more like Pinterest and provide me with ways to explore and develop my interests (Helpouts is a good move in this direction), then great. But it started out arguing that it was an attempt to rethink sharing on the web. I'm not sure that it's done that any better than anyone else, though it may have motivated Facebook to improve its Lists feature.


10. Unlike Pinterest, which "helps you express your aspirational self," Google "pigeonholes you into what you already are"

Well, for most users on Google+, What's Hot and Recommended posts are generated based on things you've searched for in the past, so I stand by my assertion.

But yeah, Google+ is yet another very good publishing platform. You can go viral on it, like you can on other networks. If every Google+ user has 3M+ followers, I'm sure they'd get more traction on Google+ than other networks too. FWIW, Scoble's post on this same topic on Facebook [3] got a huge amount of engagement, just like yours. It's not a platform-specific thing. It's the nature of the social web, of which I'm a huge and ardent proponent. But there are bigger picture issues at stake here than defending one network against another, but if that's the level of discourse you're aiming for, I'll leave it to you! :)

[3] https://www.facebook.com/RobertScoble/posts/10152866871599655?pnref=story___

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2014-11-28 22:39:51 (115 comments, 48 reshares, 104 +1s)Open 

Tell me I'm wrong.

Tell me I'm wrong.___

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2014-11-26 01:48:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Picked up some new gins today. Excited to try them out.

The Beehive Gin out of Utah is pretty classic "New Age" with subtle floral notes. It's very smooth.

The Venus Gin, in contrast, is very different and quite unique. The label is beautifully typeset and letterpressed. A real piece of art! The gin itself actually does exhibit the characters listed on the label — including cardamom, orange, coriander, ginger, licorice root, and lavender. It really does exhibit a lot of those botanicals and is way more interesting and than the Beehive.

Tried any interesting/new spirits lately?

Picked up some new gins today. Excited to try them out.

The Beehive Gin out of Utah is pretty classic "New Age" with subtle floral notes. It's very smooth.

The Venus Gin, in contrast, is very different and quite unique. The label is beautifully typeset and letterpressed. A real piece of art! The gin itself actually does exhibit the characters listed on the label — including cardamom, orange, coriander, ginger, licorice root, and lavender. It really does exhibit a lot of those botanicals and is way more interesting and than the Beehive.

Tried any interesting/new spirits lately?___

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2014-11-25 19:14:36 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

These are the 10 best bourbons, not from Kentucky. #gpbourbontrail #bourbon
http://gearpatrol.com/2014/11/25/10-best-bourbons-not-from-kentucky/

These are the 10 best bourbons, not from Kentucky. #gpbourbontrail #bourbon
http://gearpatrol.com/2014/11/25/10-best-bourbons-not-from-kentucky/___

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2014-11-25 04:31:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Love this!

Love this!___

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2014-11-24 21:10:42 (7 comments, 4 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

I know you want to back this dedicated 1-key hashtag keyboard on Kickstarter! http://bit.ly/hashkeycm

I know you want to back this dedicated 1-key hashtag keyboard on Kickstarter! http://bit.ly/hashkeycm___

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2014-11-24 20:49:27 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Super interesting photographs of former space launch sites abandoned by +NASA.

Super interesting photographs of former space launch sites abandoned by +NASA.___

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2014-11-20 19:03:57 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

My friend +Jesse Middleton made an extension to improve using BCC in Gmail. I know lots of Googlers who will appreciate this.

My friend +Jesse Middleton made an extension to improve using BCC in Gmail. I know lots of Googlers who will appreciate this.___

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2014-11-18 08:30:51 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 103 +1s)Open 

Yeah, so computers can talk (Siri), and they can see (self-driving cars) — now they can describe full scenes or complex objects and people. YEAH THERE'S NOTHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT HERE AS LONG AS THEY DON'T START LYING TO US ABOUT HOW MANY PIZZAS WERE ACTUALLY IN THE OVEN. 

Yeah, so computers can talk (Siri), and they can see (self-driving cars) — now they can describe full scenes or complex objects and people. YEAH THERE'S NOTHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT HERE AS LONG AS THEY DON'T START LYING TO US ABOUT HOW MANY PIZZAS WERE ACTUALLY IN THE OVEN. ___

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2014-11-15 02:06:49 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

This should be fun for you guys to participate in. Some good prizes up for grabs too.

This should be fun for you guys to participate in. Some good prizes up for grabs too.___

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2014-11-13 07:51:50 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

So I'm going to this event tomorrow night for +HighlandParkWhisky — shooting photos for the launch of #DarkOrigins. Have you guys checked it out?

So I'm going to this event tomorrow night for +HighlandParkWhisky — shooting photos for the launch of #DarkOrigins. Have you guys checked it out?___

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2014-11-10 16:49:02 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

I wonder how Mozilla picked which tools made it into their developer edition...

I wonder how Mozilla picked which tools made it into their developer edition...___

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2014-11-06 05:02:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Great deal on a ton of vintage stock art and materials from RetroSupply Co going on until Nov 7. 50% off == $300 saved


#design   #typography   #graphicdesign   #deal  

Great deal on a ton of vintage stock art and materials from RetroSupply Co going on until Nov 7. 50% off == $300 saved


#design   #typography   #graphicdesign   #deal  ___

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2014-11-05 20:57:34 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

The only app-ccessory you need this season is here. Meet the new #GoogleMaps for +Android and iPhone → goo.gl/T1MaFC.

The only app-ccessory you need this season is here. Meet the new #GoogleMaps for +Android and iPhone → goo.gl/T1MaFC.___

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2014-11-03 06:29:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The making of the Championship Policy at Coqueta. 

The making of the Championship Policy at Coqueta. ___

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2014-10-31 17:02:19 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

Hmm, thanks Google! (I think…)

#halloweenify  

Hmm, thanks Google! (I think…)

#halloweenify  ___

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2014-10-28 22:36:42 (12 comments, 6 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Oh sigh. SMH.

Edit: updated to not blame +NASA

Oh sigh. SMH.

Edit: updated to not blame +NASA___

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2014-10-27 22:56:35 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Interesting points on mobile app menu design.

Interesting points on mobile app menu design.___

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2014-10-23 01:56:07 (11 comments, 3 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Google Inbox, Gmail reinvented
I co-founded this project in 2008 and left in 2012 for Android. So proud of the team that made this a reality... it has come a LONG way in the last 2 years. http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/an-inbox-that-works-for-you.html

Google Inbox, Gmail reinvented
I co-founded this project in 2008 and left in 2012 for Android. So proud of the team that made this a reality... it has come a LONG way in the last 2 years. http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/an-inbox-that-works-for-you.html___

2014-10-19 03:16:28 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Anyone in Portland, OR this week for PDX Cocktail Week?

Anyone in Portland, OR this week for PDX Cocktail Week?___

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2014-10-13 22:55:23 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Help +Jyri Engeström and I publish an article on technology and culture! Links, thoughts, clarifications requested! ‪#‎TWAOF‬

Help +Jyri Engeström and I publish an article on technology and culture! Links, thoughts, clarifications requested! ‪#‎TWAOF‬___

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2014-10-13 18:14:46 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

So brutal!

Once is never enough…

Watch last night's premiere for free: http://bit.ly/1EPc63r___So brutal!

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2014-10-10 00:24:21 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Super cute, and useful. From the makers of +BabyList Baby Registry. 

Super cute, and useful. From the makers of +BabyList Baby Registry. ___

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2014-10-08 20:43:36 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

This looks like a pretty sweet design tool. Nice work +Khoi Vinh!  http://www.subtraction.com/2014/10/08/layup-a-new-app-for-ipad/  #ProjectLayUp  

This looks like a pretty sweet design tool. Nice work +Khoi Vinh!  http://www.subtraction.com/2014/10/08/layup-a-new-app-for-ipad/  #ProjectLayUp  ___

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2014-10-08 20:30:45 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Super excited about Death & Co's new cocktail book: http://j.mp/amz-deathco

Here's an interview with author David Kaplan: http://www.lamag.com/liquidlablog/death-co-book/

Super excited about Death & Co's new cocktail book: http://j.mp/amz-deathco

Here's an interview with author David Kaplan: http://www.lamag.com/liquidlablog/death-co-book/___

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2014-10-03 22:42:39 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-03 22:11:28 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Anyone taken a look at Serif's Affinity Designer for Mac? It bills itself as an Illustrator replacement, but I'm more curious about how it stacks up against Sketch. It's 20% off through Oct 9: http://affinity.serif.com


#design   #ux   #graphicdesign  

Anyone taken a look at Serif's Affinity Designer for Mac? It bills itself as an Illustrator replacement, but I'm more curious about how it stacks up against Sketch. It's 20% off through Oct 9: http://affinity.serif.com


#design   #ux   #graphicdesign  ___

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2014-10-02 03:10:38 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Impressed by this Nebraska whiskey. You guys tried this?

Impressed by this Nebraska whiskey. You guys tried this?___

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2014-09-12 07:14:21 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

Exciting news from +Luke Wroblewski! Expect to see his influence on +Google+ real soon now! :) 

Exciting news from +Luke Wroblewski! Expect to see his influence on +Google+ real soon now! :) ___

2014-09-08 18:42:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

<3

<3___

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2014-09-04 00:36:54 (6 comments, 6 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

Time to get dirty... for the 5th time! The +Cards Against Humanity Fifth Expansion just came out, and is $10: http://j.mp/amz-cah5

Time to get dirty... for the 5th time! The +Cards Against Humanity Fifth Expansion just came out, and is $10: http://j.mp/amz-cah5___

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2014-09-03 23:34:21 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Picked up some new ingredients on my visit to Cask today... Barr Hill gin (made with honey), Bertina Elderflower liqueur (instead of St. Germain), Colorado Gold Rye, Cana Brava Rum, and Uncle Val's Botanical Gin. Excited to try these!

Also, I was super surprised by the huge number of new products on the shelves. Clearly the industry is booming and a shit-ton of stuff is finally making its way to market.

Picked up some new ingredients on my visit to Cask today... Barr Hill gin (made with honey), Bertina Elderflower liqueur (instead of St. Germain), Colorado Gold Rye, Cana Brava Rum, and Uncle Val's Botanical Gin. Excited to try these!

Also, I was super surprised by the huge number of new products on the shelves. Clearly the industry is booming and a shit-ton of stuff is finally making its way to market.___

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2014-09-02 21:21:11 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Fairly high-level, but the vocabulary and trends identified here are certainly reshaping the global labor and work environment. Seems to be missing the changes being brought on by cryptocurrencies though.

/by +Ross Dawson  #futureofwork  

Fairly high-level, but the vocabulary and trends identified here are certainly reshaping the global labor and work environment. Seems to be missing the changes being brought on by cryptocurrencies though.

/by +Ross Dawson  #futureofwork  ___

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