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So, What’s “Google Plus Sign”?

August 3, 2011

Well first of all, it’s pronounced “Google-plus,” and who knows why they thought that was a good idea. It’s a name which reminds me of the Glee episode in which the school principal mistakenly pronounces the name of current music artist Ke$ha as “Kay-EE-dollar sign-ha” rather than the correct pronunciation of “Keh-sha”.

Anyway, though I haven’t joined yet, I’ve been watching closely and reading up on Google+ and what it means. Here are some articles I’ve come across that may shed some light — they have for me:

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Mark Smith permalink
    August 3, 2011 5:27 pm

    Facebook with sharing turned inside out.

    Instead of a system where you need to go back an restrict access based on lists for anything you post, you are prompted to choose which group of friends to share with when posting.

    Though the idea that you can restrict further sharing (as they claim) is foolish – they can’t stop cut/pastes. As a result you end up with a false sense of privacy.

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