Have You Heard of Google+?

file folder with plus 1 symbol indicating "Google Plus"If you haven’t yet, you likely will! Google+ is a social networking site similar to Facebook that has been piloted recently. This article, “9 Reasons to Switch from Facebook to Google+” – from PC World – shares some of the advantages that Google+ has as compared to Facebook.

Have you been invited to Google+ by a friend?  The Beta release has invites by friends-of-friends.  Post a comment below if you’re on Google+ – we want to hear from you!

Does Google+ have more implications for online learning?  It’s “circle” feature limits who among your friends, family, acquaintances and colleagues have access to what updates, photos, and more.  Does this additional layer of control provide more of a fit for educational use?

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