05 Jul '11, 11am

If you're already on Google+, here's a 101 on Google's new social network

If you're already on Google+, here's a 101 on Google's new social network

Show of hands: who's heard about Google+ or managed to join the social network created by the search giant ? Either way, in just a short few days, Google+ has become one of the hottest topic in the tech scene, with people viewing it as a real challenge against Facebook. Unlike Facebook and Twitter, Google+ taps onto the search giant's existing network, and compiles it into a social network style that's easier to adopt amongst its users. As many can guess, Google+ is essentially an enhancement to its existing services such as Gmail, Picasa, Gtalk and much more. How is Google+ going to differentiate itself from existing social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, and how does it integrate its services? These questions will be answered in due time, and before we proceed to explain the basics of Google+, let us answer the most important question for those who are interested ...

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