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Google+ For Dummies, Portable Edition

Google+ For Dummies, Portable Edition

Jesse Stay

ISBN: 978-1-118-18130-0

Nov 2011

144 pages


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A new social network! Here's your user's guide to Google+

Google+ is Google's new social network and from day one it has had the social media world abuzz with excitement. Early fans claim it's easier to use than Facebook and Twitter and has a wealth of creative new features. If you want to learn how to navigate this new social neighborhood, take along Google+ For Dummies as your guide. Early Google+ adopter and social media consultant Jesse Stay shows you how to get started, create a profile, set up privacy settings, chat, post, control who sees what, and much more.

  • Explains how to join Google+, protect your information, and make the most of this new social network
  • Explores cool new features, such as Circles, which allows you to drag and drop friends into different circles
  • Covers creating a profile, finding friends, adding people to Circles, chatting with others in Hangouts, importing photos, controlling who sees what, and more
  • Conveys helpful information in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the Dummies series for two decades

Confidently enter the exciting new Google+ social neighborhood with Google+ For Dummies.

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Leaping into Google+ 5

Chapter 2: Boggling Over Circles and Privacy 27

Chapter 3: Posting to Google+ 43

Chapter 4: Hanging Out with Friends 63

Chapter 5: Finding Content with Sparks 69

Chapter 6: Gaming with Google+ 73

Chapter 7: Abiding by Social Network Etiquette 79

Chapter 8: Using Google+ on Mobile Devices 89

Chapter 9: Using Google+ Photos 105

Chapter 10: Liberating (Exporting and Backing Up) Your G+ Data 117

Chapter 11: Ten Third-Party Applications You Can Use Right Now 123

Index 129

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