A virtual ghost town, Google Plus is nearly empty

According to Larry Page, Google’s chief executive, Google+ has become a robust competitor in the social networking space, with 90 million users registering since its June launch. However that number is very misleading.

While I find Google+ to be somewhat easy (and at times, fun) to use, it feels very empty. Some of that is any lack of Twitter or other auto-posting integration. I can post to Facebook via text message (which Google Plus also allows now), web browser toolbar, or hundreds of third-party applications. My blog can auto-post to Facebook when I make new posts with API configuration. Google allows none of that. To seriously use Google+, you need to be on a web browser or in the G+ Application on your smartphone. Google doesn’t feed into other sources like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social networking sites do.  Continue reading “A virtual ghost town, Google Plus is nearly empty” A virtual ghost town, Goo…