Google+ provides easier access to options for sharing information than Facebook does. Google+ Circles allows its users to select which of their friends they want to share certain things (such as a photo or post) with, while not allowing the others to see them. Meanwhile, Facebook does not offer an easy to use option to select specific friends to share each individual item with. And the privacy selections that Facebook does provide are very limited.
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So we spend plenty of time on Facebook nowadays: talking, exchanging photos and just browsing. Is there any way to make use of all this mess? Can social media talking really turn useful?
Here’s a simple example: say, I want to buy a computer and I want Facebook to help.
My first obvious step is to SEARCH. So I use that handy search field right on top of the screen. I go ahead and type my very first search phrase that comes to mind: [dell coupons]. What can I say, I am using Google most of the time and I am that straightforward.
Obviously, this simple approach won’t work with Facebook: the first tab I see there is pretty much useless. It’s the collection of the related (spammy) groups and applications that won’t give an instant answer to my question: how to quickly find a good rebate (besides, most of these are never updated).
The author, Michael Copeland, makes several valid points in his article, which was primarily written to explain why Google’s stock has significantly trailed the Nasdaq and Apple. Although Google’s stock has been an underperformer, I strongly believe that the market has gotten this one wrong and that Google’s stock has its best days ahead of it. The topic of Google’s business model is something that is near and dear to my heart since I am both a Google shareholder and I started a business on the premise that Google Apps was going to be an extraordinary success.