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RIP Google+

That’s it for Google+,  Google’s failed social network that once tried to take on Facebook and Twitter. As scheduled, the company has now started deleting user accounts and their data. Chances are you’re not going to feel all that sad about the end of Google+ since you probably haven’t used it for years. But if you’re feeling a bit nostalgic, here’s a ... Read More »

RIP: Google+ is officially dead as Google pulls the plug on consumer accounts

It’s official. About eight years after it’s debut, Google has officially pulled the plug on its social network, Google+. We’ve known for quite some time that today would mark the end of Google+, and mid-day on April 2nd, the company pulled the plug on the network’s consumer version. If you head over to plus.google.com right now, you’ll no longer be greeted with ... Read More »

Google begins shutting down its failed Google+ social network

Google has officially started the process of shutting down and deleting all consumer accounts on its Google+ social network platform, bringing an end to the company’s attempt to directly compete with the likes of Facebook and Twitter. “The shutdown is underway as of this morning,” a Google spokesperson confirmed to The Verge by email on Tuesday. Google+ is being phased out due ... Read More »

Google begins shutting down its failed Google+ social network

Google has officially started the process of shutting down and deleting all consumer accounts on its Google+ social network platform, bringing an end to the company’s attempt to directly compete with the likes of Facebook and Twitter. “The shutdown is underway as of this morning,” a Google spokesperson confirmed to The Verge by email on Tuesday. Google+ is being phased out due ... Read More »

Gmail for iOS Gets AI-Based Smart Notifications for High-Priority Emails

HIGHLIGHTS Gmail for iOS has received a ‘High priority only’ notification feature It lets you receive notifications only for the high-priority emails The new experience will also reach Android devices Gmail for iOS will now send you notifications only when the emails important to you reach your inbox. Leveraging machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, the new feature helps ... Read More »

Google Most Trusted Internet Brand in India: TRA

Online search engine Google is the most trusted Internet brand in India, followed by Facebook, a report said on Wednesday. “With 1.2 trillion searches per year, it (Google) has become the first port of call for all things on the Internet,” the TRA Brand Trust Report 2018 said. It further said: “Facebook, ranked second in the list, has been steadily climbing the trust ... Read More »

Facebook, Google, Twitter Express Concern Over Singapore Plan to Fight Fake News

Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place. Officials of Facebook, Twitter and Google attended a parliamentary hearing on how to counter the threat that Singapore said it was particularly vulnerable to due to its size, its role ... Read More »

Come NON diventare partner di Google+, il caso PostPickr

Questa vicenda comincia nel 2014, con protagonisti una piccola startup italiana e Googleed è una vicenda che si configura nel solco delle riflessioni che abbiamo fatto quando abbiamo parlato della fine dell’era delle startup, a proposito del fatto che i giganti della tecnologia si mangiano le startup, o meglio si mangiano le opportunità per le startup di svilupparsi e crescere. Ma torniamo al 2014. Tre professionisti pugliesi ... Read More »

Are CMOs Overlooking Google Plus?

Shutterstock “Google+ is still a thing?” This sentiment is common among both casual and frequent social media users. However, despite having the reputation of being the butt of the joke in the social media world, most Google+ (or Google Plus) users would argue that it is actually extremely useful for businesses. While Google+ might not be the most frequented social ... Read More »

Search in Google+ on the web updated with faster lookup, tabs, and filters

The search experience for Google+ on the web is getting a welcome boost thanks to an update that is widely rolling out today. Most significant is how searching is now less disruptive, while it is easier to categorize results. In the past, simply clicking on the search bar would annoyingly first take users to the Explore page. Search is now completely in-line ... Read More »