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HOW TO opt out of Google using your name and face in ads (begins November 11)

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Google is going to use your +1′s as “shared endorsements,” to help others in your circles find better information. According to 9to5Google and NYT, “Google has announced a change to its terms of service that will allow the company to use your name, photo and company endorsements to be included in ads from 11th November.”

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The Google Glass App Store is coming in 2014

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Marketing Land reported that Google Glass users are going to have to hold out another calendar year to get an app store. I guess that means the rest of us on the wait list won’t be too out of the loop when we can get our hands (read: head) on a pair. You can currently view a list of all apps available for Glass on this Google Glasware Directory.

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Content scheduling platform Buffer is now integrated with Google+

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It’s a great day for fans of the content scheduling platform Buffer. They announced their single most requested feature, integration with Google+ Pages and profiles, is now available for all users. Also included in the integration is the ability to include Google+ text formatting in your scheduled posts, here’s how:

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YouTube and Facebook have more minutes viewed than all other top online video content properties combined

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It looks like 187 million Americans watched more than 48 billion online content videos in July. This is according to newly released data from comScore Video Metrix service. Google-owned YouTube (and other Google sites) accounted for 17 billion of these videos. See how other video sites measured up:

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The company you keep online can impact your reputation

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It was only a few weeks ago that Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt closed his Instagram account after a reporter at Valleywag discovered Schmidt followed several accounts of half naked women. And it was discovered in August of 2011, that 92% of presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich’s Twitter followers were fake. Did that change your perception of either men? The company you keep online can impact your reputation and how people perceive you.

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