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The Mother of All Google+ Resource Lists - TNW Apps

The Mother of All Google+ Resource Lists - TNW Apps
Much has been said about how Twitter and Facebook should be worried about Google’s behemoth social network which gained 10 million followers in 16 day, as compared to Twitter’s 780 days, and Facebook’s even longer 852 days. But like any new service online, people may be signing up and doing very little with their accounts. In fact, they’re probably the same people who signed up for a Twitter account, updated once with something along the lines of “I’m just trying to figure this Twitter thing out,” and disappeared just as fast leaving in their wake a sad little egg avatar and little else. But Google+ launched just barely under a month ago, and the sheer volume of extensions, third party sites and enhancements that have already emerged may be proof of the social network’s staying power. If this list is anything to go by, people like Google+, and they’re willing to make the effort to improve the experience for all involved. So in no particular order, here is a list of ways to do just that.

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The Google+ Cheat Sheet [PIC] Using Google+? Add Mashable to your circles. You'll get the latest about new Google+ features and tips and tricks for using the platform as well as top social media and technology news. Are you addicted to Google+ like millions of others early adopters? Do you spend your Saturday nights hanging out in Google+ Hangouts? 35 Quick Google+ Guides, Tips, and Tricks Google unveiled its top secret social network on June 28th and it already has 10 million plus users. If you have received an invite and don’t know where to start or just want to know more about it, these 34 quick guides, tips, and tricks should help you learn everything you need to know. Google+ Guides

This extension lets you crosspost between Twitter, Facebook and Google+…in any order. - TNW Apps Warning: You should know, as useful as this extension is, the slimy developers decided it would be a good idea to auto post a recommendation of the extension to your G+ page the moment you install the extension – without your permission. It will do the same when you connect your twitter/Facebook too. The extension works beautifully but be prepared to delete the autoposts immediately after if you don’t want to spam your friends. There are a number of extensions and tools out there that attempt to make it easier to cross post between Google+, Facebook and Twitter but perhaps none quite as flexible as Publish sync for Google+ & facebook.

Making the most of improvements to the +1 button Webmaster level: All For the past few months, you might have used +1 buttons to help visitors recommend your content on Google Search and on their Google Profiles. We’ve just announced a few changes that make +1 even more useful. Tricks, Cords, File Extension Hacks Readers offer their best tips for formatting text in Google Plus, organising cords with Pringles cans, and avoiding unwanted image uploads by tweaking file extensions. About the Tips Box: Every day we receive boatloads of great reader tips in our inbox, but for various reasons — maybe they’re a bit too niche, maybe we couldn’t find a good way to present it, or maybe we just couldn’t fit it in — the tip didn’t make the front page. From the Tips Box is where we round up some of our favourites for your buffet-style consumption.

Google Plus: 8 Quick Tips and Tricks Google Plus (aka Google+), Google's new social network, might offer the right mix of sharing and privacy to woo you away from your Facebook account. If you don't know how to use it, though, it's just a confusing mess of circles and contacts. So we've assembled a few tips to help you get started. (If you aren't on Google Plus yet, try our Google Plus invite trick.) In Video: Google Launches the Google+ Social Networking Service

Summify passes 2bn shared stories, launches new design & social tools Social summary service Summify has passed the two billion aggregated stories milestone, marking the occasion with the launch of slick new email summaries, web summaries and social features. Summify works by automatically identifying the most important news stories for you across all of your networks and tells why they are important, so you can read what really matters. With this in mind, the Summify team has redesigned its email notifications to include clearly indicate the headline, highlight the contributors and a small excerpt, all left-aligned for uniformity. The new web design is more in tune with Summify’s iPhone app, detailing the people behind each Summary by pulling the picture from an associated Twitter or Facebook account. In addition to the redesign, Summify has added navigation options to its Social Bar, providing toggles which return a user to their Summary, as well as up and down arrows to move between stories.

A Guide to Google+ Privacy and Information Control Can you elaborate? I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. I think What I mean is that I have a hard time seeing how this is going to be any better or any worse in the long run, than any other social network that came before. I spent some time with fb and mirc and icq before that. And for a short time recently, twitter. I have this 'something else' in mind.