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It was inevitable. Like Facebook before it, Google+ will have games. The online search leader recently announced their plans to “gradually roll out” gaming on their social network, which launched in June. “The experiences we have together are just as important to our relationships. We want to make playing games online just as fun, and just as meaningful, as playing in real life,” said Senior Vice President of Engineering Vic Gundotra in the official Google blog. Presumably to prevent the glut of notifications that clog gamers’ Facebook feeds, Google+ games will be confined to a separate feed away from the already segregated Circles of Friends, Families, and Acquaintances. A separate post in the Google+ Platform blog stressed a curation process of “quality before quantity,” though it...

Google+ Traffic Declines As Novelty Wears Off?

Some of Google’s product launches distinctly remind me of this one South Park episode where Eric Cartman boosted visitor numbers at his theme park by artificially barring people from...

39 by Saumitra Bhagwat on 7/29/2011

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