Google+: Facebook Gains a Rival

Newman, Jared
September 2011
PCWorld;Sep2011, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p17
The article discusses the differences of the social networking site Google+ from Facebook. Google+ offers a different way of adding friends through its feature called Circles. It also features Hangout, which allows simultaneous chatting via webcam. The importance of protecting the privacy of users for the Internet company Google is explained. The issue of whether Google+ and Facebook can coexist is tackled.


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