Friday, September 23, 2011

G+? Facebook?

I would like to take a moment today to talk about G+ and Facebook. The two look similar on a first glance but are very different below the surface.

Facebook lets you connect with people you know, and until recently only let you friend people by mutual consent.

G+ on the other hand allows you to watch the public activity of any one you want.

This difference is subtle but it puts a value on being interesting. On G+ if you say interesting things or create good content you get a following.

This encourages people to be polite, engaging, and interesting, and if you are these things you will be rewarded with attention.


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