Getting high on Google+ Communities

20 Dec. 12
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Google+ communitiesGoogle rolled out the new communities feature to its social media venture Google+. On a personal note this brings back a feeling of nostalgia because it reminds me of the groups in Orkut. It was one of the best things about the social network because it is truly something even Facebook could not implement properly. I never had a proper sense of participation since I moved to Facebook; something that I could do with Orkut. Anyway with Google+ rolling out its communities feature it seems that it might not be done forever.

So coming back to Google+ Communities it is more tied into special topics or categories than you would compare to a Facebook group. You can create public and private communities according to your choice. So you can share with like minded individuals and maintain some exclusivity.

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Each community has a default discussion section where they can post on any topics they like. Community owners can create categories that can be used to filter the posts into the communities. That way community members can view posts of immediate relevance. For example I am a big fan of Doctor Who but I am much more interested in the most recent Doctor, so I head over to the Doctor Who community and select “Current Who” category for the posts that interest me the most. Or I can squabble with any other member on any topic in the discussion section. I have my freedom and people who are not interested in my stuff do not need to see it. You get the idea. This is not something you get to do in a Facebook group.

Hangout in Communities

google+ communities

Now since it is after all G+ Communities you can also Hangout with fellow users. Let me point out that with the integration of Hangout into communities you can socialize with people sharing your temperament. Not just put in a post with comments pouring in but actually talk to other people who are in the community. This I am saying because this goes beyond video chatting with friends. It really puts the social into social networking.

Everything you want is already there

You will be glad to know that that there are already groups like Call of Duty® players, National Geographic Exploration, Star Wars already there. So if it interests you look for it and join in or else create the community so that people like you have a place to “hangout”.

 

Its alive!!!

Google+ has come a long way since its launch in June 2011. You most definitely must have heard of it reaching 135 million monthly active users. I myself am quite fond of the social network but have not migrated because most of my friends are not active on it. The point is that it is not as silent as a graveyard as many people are thinking right now. Why don’t you check it out and see whether trying out? Who knows you might fall in love with it like I did.

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