The best of Google Plus this week

Its been slightly over a month- and I noticed Google Plus stream is now getting to look like my Facebook stream as more of my friends join up. However there is no (share this on Google Plus button still!)

Top Meme’s this week on Google Plus

1) Points of View

2) Cool Images- Funny



3) Picture Sharing (ala Flickr)- Artistic


Hotel Conrad, Rangali Island in Maldives. Very cool.
4) Sharing Cartoons-
Attention mad scientists: here’s another way to use genetics for evil…
5) Google vs Facebook Gifs – a cooling down trend now
6) GIFs- can be shared ONLY at the G+ (why not others??? )
More gifs
Jake Phoenix originally shared this post:
This is a dish called Odori-Don. It has a dead squid on top that “dances” when Soy Sauce is poured on it, activating it’s neurons.
7) G+ is great for sharing creative visual content – IMHO FB and Twitter streams are not visual as they shrink the images too much.
8) Social Media Experts- few good curators but lots of quasi spam
Guy Kawasaki's profile photoGuy Kawasaki originally shared this post:
What do you think of my new profile tagline? 🙂
Things That Happen On The Internet Every 60 SecondsMore than 168 million emails are sent
695,000 updates & 510,040 comments are published on Facebook
Google serves more that 694,445 search queries
370,000+ minutes of voice calls done by Skype users
20,000 new posts are published on Tumblr
13,000+ hours of music streaming flows from Pandora
More than 13,000 iPhone apps are downloaded
6,600 images are published on Flickr
600 videos (about 25 hours of content) are uploaded to YouTube

Now you can have your Hangouts and record them too!
9) Shared Content is way up. Thanks to +25 million G+
video by +Robert Scoble on his approach to content curation and building a following. (Props to +Beth Kanter for the find). I love this section Robert says at minute 16:45:“If you want more followers, you have to follow better people. Because your inbound will inform your outbound. If your inbound is crappy and jumbled, and you don’t understand what you’re reading and who’s writing it.. then…

Expand this post » – Increasingly, curation is becoming an important participation/collaboration skill for digital citizens.
Also see-
(Click the → to go to that persons Google+ Profile) Location Following Followers
#1 Mark Zuckerberg  Palo Alto, CA 425,894
#2 Larry Page  247,612
#3 Sergey Brin  170,075
#4 Pete Cashmore 
CEO & Founder of Mashable
New York City 129 140,775
#5 Vic Gundotra 
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Mountain View, CA 108,715

Author: Ajay Ohri

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