A new survey provides insight about how Americans use the social web to consume news - these are the breakout bit and pieces you'll want to know.
Google's integration of Google+ with YouTube comments has users grabbing their pitchforks. Give its wealth of data, how did Google get this so wrong? And since it did – should we be worried?
Like many other people, YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim is not too happy about the new Google+ comment integration feature. The feature was initially announced by Google, which owns YouTube, back in September.
It doesn't get much more meta than this: YouTube wants to clean up its comment section, and these were some of the comments it got in return. They are exactly what you'd expect them to be.
Google+ released an update and positive news about user activity, but Google may be overstating the service's popularity.
What do Google Plus user outrage over Shared Endorsement ads and Reddit's Silk Road community have in common? A misunderstanding of just how public the Web really is – and has been for years.
Google Hangouts once lived in Google+, but it's broken out into its own stand alone app. It has tons of potential as a go-to choice for all forms of communication, but at the moment it doesn't live up to what it could eventually be.
Google+ got a huge update on the Web earlier this week, and now the Android app is getting its own revamping. New photography and location features lead the way on this update to Google's social networking tool.
For all the beautiful, innovative updates Google+ keeps pushing, it can't get me to use the service. After nearly two years, we're just now starting to figure out why the social network (or layer) or sorts isn't able to compel the user.
Social media data gathering has been made even better for companies as Gnip gains access to six new public APIs, enriching their social reporting even more.
The Reader will exist no more by July 1, but what's the real reason why Google is killing a product that's never made money in the first place? According to a former Google Reader manager, it might be because of Google+.
Google+ has new updates to talk about including a local 'Reviews' tab, cover photos that fill up a screen, and an About section that's easier on the eyes.
Vic Gundotra, a top-ranking engineer at Google, teased in a recent Google+ post that new Nexus devices will feature some big improvements to camera quality.
Who needs a date on Valentine's Day, anyway? Following his February 12 State of the Union address, President Obama will be doing a modern-day Fireside Chat using Google+'s Hangouts.
Thanks to two new features that make Google's Hangouts video chat service a lot more user-friendly, you'll soon be able to use Hangouts in places around the globe with low or unreliable connectivity.