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Sams Teach Yourself Google™+ in 10 Minutes, Second Edition by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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Lesson 1. Introducing Google+

In this lesson, you explore Google+ and learn how to set up your Google+ account.

Exploring Google+

Google+ is Google’s social networking site that emphasizes real-life sharing where you’re in control of exactly who sees—or doesn’t see—your content. Launched on June 28, 2011, Google+ has tens of millions of users, with thousands of new users joining every day.

In addition to its extensive social sharing features, Google+ also enables you to chat with friends via text and video, upload unlimited photos and videos, play games, and more. Google+ integrates automatically with other Google applications you may already use, including Profiles, Picasa, Gmail, and more.

If you use other social sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, ...

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