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New G+ Invite Sharing System: 150 Invites Per Person

Google+ invites used to be extremely rare, and even Google themselves pulled the plug on the invite system a couple times, claiming that they were overwhelmed with people wanting to join the new social network.

I remember anxiously awaiting myself, and quickly joining to see what it was all about once my boss sent me an invite. Fortunately, any Google+ user can invite some of their friends, but it’s about to get even easier.

New Help Section: What’s New In Google+

Google is earnest to gain its lost spot among the social networking buzz by enhancing Google+. Also Google is adding many cool features to Google+. Recently Google bought Fridge for enhancing Google+ circles.

But this time Google+ has done an interesting thing. In the help section, Google+ has added a new section which gives a glimpse about the new features which Google is currently adding to the network. This new help section is named “What’s New In Google+”. There are blog like posts in this section related to the new features either by Google employees or some youtube videos which explain the new features.

Blackberry Messenger 6 (BBM6) Launched By RIM

Blackberry has always been an attraction for the crowd. People intend to purchase Blackberry phones because of the brand name, reputation and the numerous services that it provides to it’s customers.

Recently RIM has announced to launch a new messenger for Blackberry known as Blackberry Messenger 6 aka BBM6. This special messenger would help Blackberry users to stay in touch with their social network more easily.

Google Responds To Account Deletion Controversy

Google’s newest social networking project has recently been hit by a controversy which refers to the deletion of user and organization accounts from Google+.

Google’s senior vice president of engineering, Vic Gundotra said that there had been some mistakes while doing the first pass and that they are learning. He also said that the Google+ team is changing the way of communicating with people which means that Google will now issue warnings to people prior to deletion of their account.

Google+ ‘Fake Names’ Disaster

A lot of people are very angry at the way Google just suspended their Google+ accounts without any notice. The reason they state for suspending these accounts is usage of fake names or even using non-alphabetic characters in their names. Google not only suspended their Google+ accounts, but all the accounts related to that account including Gmail account, Docs and Bloggers.

Google recently made a lot of it’s customers upset by introducing this new scheme. It’s like Google is enforcing people to give out their real identity even if they don’t want to. The display name or user name of a person should be entirely according to his will.

The Easy Way To Move All Your Facebook Photos To G+

Have you wanted to give Google+ a shot, but didn’t know how to go about moving your dozens (or thousands) of photos over to the new social network? There’s a free solution, and it is called primadesk.

The next step in the process is to add your accounts. It’s best to start with Facebook first, then Picasa (using your G+ login info), and then you’re going to want to click on the Camera tab on PrimaDesk.

Yet Another Privacy Concern With Facebook: Video Glitch

Privacy is one thing upon which social networking sites’ users never compromise. But sometimes, due to some fault, their privacy is breached leading to defamation of the company.

Facebook recently got hit by such a glitch which allowed anyone in one’s friend list to view all of his/her videos including even those videos that were blocked by the user. Videos are usually more sensitive compared to pictures. So you would expect that Facebook’s privacy features would work properly to save the user trouble regarding the content in a video.

Google Acquires Facial Recognition Company, Pittpatt

Google is keenly interested in upgrading its current projects and adding new and exciting features to them. Recently, Google bought Fridge, a social networking firm. Now Google has acquired PittPatt(Pittsburg Pattern Recognition), a face recognition software company.

Watch Out! Google+ Circles Is Getting Even Better!

Google+ circles is an adorable feature for privacy concerned folks allowing others only to see what they want them to. Now the latest buzz is that this feature is getting even better.

Fridge is a web-suite which provided the facility of creating separate groups for friends, sharing stuff and planning events much alike other social networking sites. But the new thing is, Google is procuring Fridge.

Google+ Games Coming Very Soon, Watch Out FaceBook

If you were not moving to Google+ because of Zynga Poker, Farmville, CityVille or any other game on Facebook. It is about time you do.

Zynga and Google were in a big partnership last year , in that partnership Google invested around 10 million in Zynga for the development of Zynga signature Products and helped it making it One of the biggest social game developer in the World.