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Characters: Early Adopter (EA): Our social networking, early adopting hero. Friend (F): Tech savvy, but slightly behind the cutting edge. The Setting: The dark confines of a damp computer room that smells like stale Doritos and warm Red Bull. A lone figure sits in front of his computer screen, typing madly as he connects to friends over the mighty internet. Early Adopter – Social Network Chat Tool: “Hey, I’ve got an invite for this new social media se…
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  So you want to see who has been viewing your profile on Google ? You can’t. When you click on links like the one you just followed from Google , you open yourself up to phishing scams, or getting your account hijacked. If I was a clever type, I’d have the link come to a page that looked like Google and tell you to log in again, at which point I’d have your log-in information for all the linked Google services. And chances are you use the same pass…
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More Google+ Updates

Jul 13, 2011
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  Super fast post with updates on Google . 1. Invites seem to be open and uncapped at this time. See my previous posts if you’re still looking for an invite. 2. It is rumored that Google already has over 10 million users and is expected to exceed 20 million by the end of the upcoming weekend. 3. The Google team seems to be listening and responding to feedback, with numerous changes expected later this week. You can read about those here on a post by Matt…
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  I’ve seen a burst of folks I’ve invited start showing up this evening, so I had an inking that the tap had been opened again. Sure enough, I see a post from Dave Besbris at Google that they have indeed opened up invites for now. He does hint at a user limit on invites (which I’ve probably blown already) and that they hope to double the current user base to continue testing things. He also adds some insight into the strategy for invites and throttling…
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  Yup. Another Google post. I’ve been working on my own stuff, but Google is open most of the day, while FB gets checked only on occasion now. I saw a post in an old fashioned forum yesterday with some interested in the location tagging available in Google . I had a look at it, tried a single check in, thought “neat”, then deleted the post again. I’ve watched 4Square and Gowalla and Facebook Places along with a bunch of “Me Too…
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