Vic Gundotra, founder of Google+, resigns

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Vic Gundotra, Google’s senior vice president who also happens to be the man behind Google+, has tendered his resignation after almost eight years working for the tech giant. Gundotra announced his departure from Google in a post on his personal Google+ page, thanking the people who helped build the “other” social network. “This is a group of people who built social at Google against the ske

Google+ Becomes Second Largest Social Network

Monday, January 28th, 2013
Google+ has beaten Twitter to become the world’s second largest social network. The Blue Bird was even pushed back at the number four position as YouTube outranks them as well. However, a new survey reports these three social networks are still far behind Facebook, which is used by over 51 percent of online users worldwide. The report came from Trendstream’s Global Web Index, which estimates that Face

Google+ Undergoes Massive Redesign

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Aiming to make their social networking site easier to use, Google has introduced a bunch of physical updates on Google+. “By focusing on you, the people you care about, and the stuff you’re into, we’re going to continue upgrading all the features you already know and loveā€”from Search and Maps to Gmail and YouTube,” wrote senior vice president Vic Gundotra. “With today’s foundat

Google+ Hangout Lets You Put Fake Mustache

Thursday, March 29th, 2012
You have tried the Hangouts feature on Google+, now what? What would make this video conference chat standout from the likes of Skype and even Facebook Video Chat? Wear a fake mustache! Google has announced that a number of apps have been added to the Hangouts, such as allowing chatters to play poker and pop culture trivia at each other, or add mustaches and glasses to one another. The software company has also sa

Google Turning To Social Network For Better Online Search

Monday, August 15th, 2011
It was only recently that Google has come up with its own social network that it calls Google+. It has since been received quite well by the interested online public and has continued to gain traction in terms of online usage and an increasing number of users. While this may be seen as Google’s own entry into the online social network world, it actually has been aimed to further help develop online search i