Google’s +1 Now Recommends Content; Login not Necessary

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Google has made a revolutionary update to its social networking venture Google+ which allows shared news to be visible instantly. Google’s ubiquitous +1 button which is a very common feature across websites will now offer visitors to the site additional content that they ‘might’ like. Surprisingly, one need not be logged into Google+ to have these recommendations thrown at you.Source: The...
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Google’s +1 Button Comes To India

Just a day before Google+, Google’s third or fourth attempt at social networking was publicly announced, the company made the +1 button available websites all over the world. Looking back at the +1 button announcement, it was the foundation stone of Google+. +1′ing a search result or a website means recommending it to the people in your network.At first it was available only as an experimental...
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Google +1 Button For Websites Has Arrived

The proclaimed nemesis of the Facebook ‘Like button’ has finally arrived. Google has released the +1 button for websites. Since its launch in March publishers have been eager to use the +1 button on their websites. During the Google I/O conference, last month, the company had promised that the content sharing button from Google would be made available soon.As we have already reported,...
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Gmail People Widget: A Small Step Towards The Big Social Attempt Of Google

Google integrated Gmail, its email service, with a new feature — ‘people widget’, which adds relevant information about people with whom a Gmail user exchanges mails. Google announced in their blog that within next two weeks, the feature will be rolled out to all users. Google described the the people widget as feature that, “surfaces content from friends, family and colleagues...
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Google Rolling Out Social Search Globally

“Today, we’re bringing Social Search to more users around the globe,” read a blogpost on the Google Social Web Blog. The search engine behemoth had initially started the Social Search service in October 2009 as an experiment. Back then it was announced that Social Search would allow users to get search results based on their social circles. It was not before January 2010 that Social Search was...
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Google +1 Button For Websites Coming Soon!

When Google had launched the +1 button back in March, the company had announced that soon webmasters and publishers would be allowed to use the button on their websites as well, just as do with the Facebook Like button. But, within hours Yvo Schaap had broken down the code and showed us that the button was there to be used. Needless to say, Google fixed the glitch much faster than Schaap could locate...
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Facebook Launches Send Button, Improves Groups To Facilitate Private Sharing

Facebook has always being criticized for being too open. And, why wouldn’t it, when it has a founder and CEO evangelises the openness of the internet. But, the social network has evolved with time and in the recent months they have launched features and products which facilitate private interaction. The major changes came in the form of Messages and new Groups. Now, Facebook is taking a step...
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Google +1 Embeddable Code Revealed; +Like Extension Released

Google has just released the +1 button that allows you to recommend web pages to your social circle. This button is now in an experimental phase and is only available beside search results on Google. David Byttow, a Google engineer working on the +1 button, had clearly mentioned in a blogpost that although the +1 button is being released only on the search results pages, the company would bring this...
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Google +1 Button Rolling Out Today To Take On Facebook Like

Google’s answer to the Facebook “Like” button is finally here — the “+1″ button. Although the product lacks the ability to share information like Facebook or even Twitter and other social networks, but being integrated with the worlds largest search engine gives it an advantage which all others lack. Without being present on any site, the +1 is part of every site...
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Facebook And Skype Partnering To Bring Video Chat To Facebook Users?

The rumour mills have started working again — Facebook and Skype are partnering to bring video calling to the 600 million users of the social network. According to a report by Bloomberg, sources close to both Facebook and Skype are suggesting that video calling on Facebook was first discussed last year which did not materialise, but this can soon be a reality.We have been speculating this partnership...
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