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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!

Google Adds Google+ Hangouts to Gmail

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Google’s popular video chat tool, Google+ Hangouts, is coming to Gmail. Hangouts in Gmail are aimed at the day-to-day interactions that usually happen over email. The new feature will replace Google’s existing video chat. The company will be gradually rolling out the upgrade to all Gmail users beginning on Tuesday.

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Google+ Hangouts Now Let You Morph Into a Cat

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The history of science fiction is rife with plays on the avatar.  Whether a man is able to transfer his mind into another physical being, as in Jim Cameron’s Avatar, or live a virtual life seemingly indistinguishable from reality, as in the Matrix, there seems to be a human fascination with the transformation of our physical presence.  Google has just taken us one (whimsical) step forward towards such a dream by introducing a whole series of effects for their Google+ Hangouts service.

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