Thursday, June 30, 2011

Understanding the Google+ Approach to Social Relationships - Liz Gannes - Social - AllThingsD

Another snapshot from the battle of the social networking conceptual models – the original title of the article, referenced in other WSJ contexts, was “Google+ Solves the Social Privacy Problem By Making Friending Very Complicated”

I’ve been using Google+ for a little over a day now and I think I’m just starting to grasp how this “Circles” concept works. The idea is to give users much more control over who they share with, and to allow for unbalanced relationships (where one person cares more about the other) in a way that mutual friending doesn’t allow.

Understanding the Google+ Approach to Social Relationships - Liz Gannes - Social - AllThingsD

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