Google+ Pages off to a good start for consumers

Google released Google+ Pages for brands publicly last night (South African time) to much excitement on the Web. Google+ has, until now, been reserved for humans posting as themselves and Google has been criticized for not allowing brands to create pages and for insisting that users use their real names and not pseudonyms (Google seemsContinue reading “Google+ Pages off to a good start for consumers”

Evolving privacy paradigms: Twitter, Facebook and Google+

I’ve been using Google+ for a few days now and despite being a “limited field test”, it has a brilliant approach to privacy. If you are unfamiliar with Google+, take a look at this introductory video: At Google+’s core is the Circles feature. Circles offers users fairly granular control over their contacts and what theyContinue reading “Evolving privacy paradigms: Twitter, Facebook and Google+”