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What is Google+?

At the end of June 2011, Google launched ‘The Google+ Project’ social networking platform. Google’s previous two attempts at social networking (Google Wave and Google Buzz) failed to catch fire, but it looks like its third attempt (still in beta) might be both a winner and a potential Facebook killer.

Google seems to believe that Facebook has some shortcomings that they can fix by launching their own version that makes takes existing Google products social. The company certainly has a lot to work with, including Picasa, Gmail and Google Maps. Information and functions from all of these will be integrated into the Google+ experience so that you don’t have to sign into different services to share your photos and let your friends and family know what you’re up to.

Should Facebook and Zuckerberg be worried or will Google+ be the latest chapter of social networking fails by Google? Continue reading What is Google+?