Google Plus Pages

Google Plus Pages

Google+ have finally launched Google+ Pages. Like Facebook Pages, these are ‘profiles’ that are intended for businesses, brands and other similar indentities, rather than individual people. Perhaps to avoid the mad scramble for vanity URLs (i.e. website addresses that contain the brand name such as facebook.com/nzraw), Google appear to be identifying pages in the same way that they identify personal profiles – through a long string of unique numbers rather than...
Oops… you need a Google profile to use this feature

Oops… you need a Google profile to use this feature

A message that people will be seeing a lot more of is this: Oops… you need a Google profile to use this feature Google profiles is not available for your organization This is a direct result of the launch of Google’s new ‘plus one’ (+1) feature that launched yesterday. +1 is Google’s answer to social sharing. It’s their version of the Facebook ‘Like’ button as well as the myriad...
Modern World Superpowers

Modern World Superpowers

50 years ago, if someone said the word ‘internet’, you’d probably have thought they were talking about some kind of mixed gender netball game. You probably wouldn’t even have owned a PlayStation. That’s how dire things were back then. Today, the Internet is so powerful that you can just Google the word ‘dire’ to make sure you spelt it right. With the Internet being so powerful today, imagine what...
Google Twitter Accounts

Google Twitter Accounts

Google basically runs the world. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on what they’re up to. One way to do this is to laboriously sign-up to every newsletter going for every Google application – Google, Google Earth, YouTube, Gmail, etc. etc. Another way is to follow the Google accounts on Twitter although of course that means having a Twitter account and filtering out...