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.
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+.
Deck out your new phone or tablet with apps to use while you're un-decking the halls and recovering from the holidays. Facebook Messenger and Skype get updates, get a new app to manage your tasks or replace your keyboard, and relive classic…
Google is further integrating Google+ with the rest of its services, forcing users to sign up whether they want to or not. While they've earned criticism for the strategy, it's still proving very effective.