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The verdict is out on Google+ until Google finally opens the floodgates and lets the masses in to decide for themselves. But that doesn’t mean we can’t look into our crystal balls. Dueling columnists Andrew Couts and Jeff Van Camp debate the merits of Google+ from both sides of the aisle.
The verdict is out on Google+ until Google finally opens the floodgates and lets the masses in to decide for themselves. But that doesn’t mean we can’t look into our crystal balls.
After our preliminary look at the most promising and problematic features of Google+, fellow DT staffer Jeffrey Van Camp and I were finally able to snag some late-night invites last week and experience Google’s social network for ourselves. A few days slogging through the nitty gritty of Google+ let us discover the ins and outs of the social network.
Google+ is the search leader’s answer to Facebook and Twitter.
There seem to be three forces at play when it comes to education and social media. The first is a lack of force, quite frankly - the inertia that makes many educators unwilling and uninterested in integrating the technology into their classrooms. The second is the force of fear - the pressures on the part of administrators, district officials, and politicians to curtail and ban teacher and students' interactions online.
Google+ , the search giant's social network, has just received a strong endorsement from one of the pioneers of social networking: MySpace co-founder Tom Anderson .
Alors que MySpace a été revendu cette semaine par NewsCorp pour « seulement » 24 millions d'euros (Rupert Murdoch avait payé vingt fois plus lorsqu'il l'avait acheté en 2005), le mastodonte des moteurs de recherche vient de lancer Google + pour se relancer sur les réseaux sociaux – après les échecs de Google Wave et Google Buzz.
Last night, you may have heard talk of a mysterious black bar appearing on the top of Google.com. Or you may have even seen it yourself. No, you weren’t hallucinating.