Monthly Archives: June 2011

Google+ Circles: Groups, Filters, and Stream Bubbles

So the paint is still wet on Google+, but I have had a chance to spend time in it and get a feel for how Circles have been implemented. As I wrote yesterday about social boundaries, and the awkwardness of … Continue reading

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Google+ circles, hard and soft

I haven’t used Google+ yet, so these thoughts are uninformed by any product use or testing. But they’re conceptual, anyway, so no matter. It’s a given that one of the byproducts of mediating social technology use is that the technology … Continue reading

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Challenges of local social commerce

Through client work over the past year, I’ve become somewhat familiar with local social commerce. More than I had expected. I’m not really a deals-oriented kind of guy. Not much of a shopper at all, in fact. But the propositions … Continue reading

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