Google Helpouts Provide Paid Real-Time Videoconferences With Experts
Nov07

Google Helpouts Provide Paid Real-Time Videoconferences With Experts

Google wants to provide more help than what its search engine currently does, so it came up with a product that allows human experts to answers questions using a new real-time online video streaming service. Dubbed as Helpouts, the new tool connects users with experts who will try to answer questions – such as cooking, home improvement, medical recommendations, and so on – through a live online video chat Helpouts functions as a...

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Google+ Visitors Spend Less Than 7 Minutes On-Site
May11

Google+ Visitors Spend Less Than 7 Minutes On-Site

Google+ has a lot of catching up to do against Facebook, especially in one key metric: time spent. According to Nielsen’s latest study, Google+ visitors hung around for 6 minutes and 47 seconds on average in March, while Facebook visitors spent 6 hours and 44 minutes on average during the same period. The average time spent on Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site with more than one billion members, is down...

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Google Will End Support For Google Reader And Other Services
Mar14

Google Will End Support For Google Reader And Other Services

Google has announced its second spring of cleaning under CEO and co-founder Larry Page. And it sadly includes RSS feed organizer Google Reader. The rapid change rate in Google products and services is unprecedented for the company, wrote Google Fellow and SVP of Technical Infrastructure Urs Hölzle as he unveiled the bad news in a post on the company’s official blog. He said changes in the computing environment, with almost...

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Google Introduces Google+ Sign-In, Unifies Account Credentials
Mar03

Google Introduces Google+ Sign-In, Unifies Account Credentials

All Google account owners can now sign-in across multiple platforms and carry their personal information on Google+ through any app on Android, iOS, or the web.  How? Well, Google recently added a new feature called Google+ Sign-In on its social network. The search giant said its first release will focus on four important pillars: simplicity and security, tight integration between web and mobile apps, social spam filters, and sharing...

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You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide From Google+
Jan04

You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide From Google+

Google is requiring users of its services to create a Google+ account in its latest attempt to cope up with Facebook, the world’s leading social network, reports the Wall Street Journal. The search giant is now asking users of Gmail, YouTube and other Google services to make a Google+ page that is viewable to the public. Google+, which started as an experimental social networking project, is now Facebook’s closest competitor and an...

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