8-8-11: The Ninth Circle of Google+

August 8, 2011 at 8:00 am Leave a comment


If you’re a little weary of managing your LinkedIn account and your Twitter feed and your Facebook profile, steel yourself: you may have to make room for another.

Google has its own social network in a field trial right now: Google+. What will it mean for your increasingly integrated physical-digital life?

Sheilah finds out from our monthly social media analysts Nathan Jurgenson and P.J. Rey.

Nathan and P.J. are Ph.D. candidates in sociology at the University of Maryland, and they blog at Cyborgology.

Google+ policy requires you to use your real name, as does Facebook. Here’s an interesting take on that policy at The Atlantic.

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