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Mediabistro Course

Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Infographic: Who Is Using Google+?

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Although Google+ is shrouded in mystery, recent changes to the service might push Google’s social layer into the light. Google+ has half the population of Facebook, with 500 million users and counting. Using our analytics tool GPlusData, we examined the demographic makeup of the site to see who exactly is using Google+ and why.

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Google+ Buys Fridge to Attract Groups

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Some could say it is an out of the ordinary move for Google+ or others could say it makes sense. I find it rather interesting considering Google+ best feature is its Circles, which are managed by each user rather than as collaborative groups. So how come Google+ acquired Fridge?

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Google+ Arrives in Competition with Facebook

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Google+ definitely brings a new methodology to the social networking arena. My first thought after taking the tour is the new platform will help me organize my friends and help me find content that interests me that I can share with others. I can take pictures and instantly upload them to my Google+ page, which is better than jumping through technical hoops. I look forward to the day when I can sign up.

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