Searching for Information

Another highly useful way to use Google+ as an information source is to use its built-in search functionality. You can use this search feature to create custom news feeds and save them to the left-hand column for easy access.

This great Google+ feature becomes almost like a personalized version of Google News (or perhaps similar in function, if you’ve used it, to Google Reader).

Start by typing a search term into the Search Google+ text box at the top of the screen. You can search for vague topics like technology, fashion, or football, or more specific subjects like robotics or genetics. You can search for specific stories that are happening in the news, such as Egypt protests, or new products you’re interested in, like ...

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