Google wants to simplify its privacy policies, but the boost this gives its personalized ad campaign isn't going unnoticed.
Engineers from Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace collaborate to challenge Google’s Search Plus Your World
The data wars continue to amp up, and now Google+'s competition is fighting back with a tool that surfaces actual social search results.
Signing up for a Google account now ropes you into a variety of its services, including Google+.
Summify has been acquired by Twitter, and will hopefully bring some of its powers of curation to the site's crowded stream.
Google is taking another step in personalizing search results, pulling data from users Google+ profiles to further refine Web searching - while still promising privacy and control.
Google+ saw its best traffic month ever in December, with more than 49 million unique US visits to the social network, a jump of 55 percent over the previous month.
According to the site's policy, Google can pull your picture based on its interpretation of "mature or offensive content."
Google+ may still be a tiny social networking service compared to Facebook, but one watcher forecasts Google+ will reach 400 million users by the end of 2012.
Google's ready to kick off 2012 with a renewed interest in the social enterprise market, which means the Google+ upgrades will be fast and furious.
Google has begun to roll out a number of new features to Google+, including a Circle prioritization tool, multi-manager support for Google+ Pages, and a revamped Photo Lightbox with new tagging functionality.
With countless numbers of search terms flowing through Google's search engine all the time, the company likes to compile the most popular search terms each year and publish the Google Zeitgeist.
Facebook has been working for two years on a secret Facebook phone project named Buffy. Facebook is rumored to be teaming up with HTC to be build a device with a modified version of Android to create a fully integrated Facebook experience.
Google+ traffic is finally on the rise again, but the numbers are far below what it saw during its peak at the end of September.
Microsoft is working on its very own social network that is it currently calling Socl, but that name may change. Socl looks like a couple of social networks you know and love (or hate), but offers a couple of new features that people should enjoy.
Google releases the source code for the newest version of Android named Ice Cream Sandwich. While this doesn't mean that Android users can put Ice Cream Sandwich on their phones today, it is the first step in the long process from software to phone.