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.”
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.
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:
Welcome to the FAVES + CO. Weekly Recap. It’s our rundown of the top stories from the week you can read in five minutes or less. We want to make being in-the-know on all things digital, social and tech as easy as possible. Here is our top 10 rundown to keep your digital IQ above par.
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:
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.