When you want to know about new technology, who better to offer an opinion than the founder and creator of a tech news blog? Mashable’s Pete Cashmore recently shared his thoughts on Google+ with CNN.
Cashmore says the fast-growing social network is best at these 10 things:
1. Circles This feature, which is unique to Google+, allows users to share updates and view streams by group.
2. Privacy Google+ privacy settings make it easier to control who you’re sharing updates with.
3. Longer, more thoughtful posts Because the character limit is higher than on Twitter, users can post more “insightful postings,” Cashmore says.
4. No ads Cashmore likes this difference between Google+ and Facebook, but says, “… the free lunch is unlikely to last forever: Google runs the largest ad network on the Web and may eventually have to face the economic realities of operating a large social site.”