In order to bring the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to software. Google introduces the “Google+ project,” an extension of the existing Google Profiles and Buzz, with many new features that make sharing more useful. Google’s plan to compete with Facebook is to bring “the subtlety and substance of real-world interactions” to the Web.
“Starting today Google+ is available on Android Market and the mobile web, and it’s coming soon to the App Store,” announced Vic Gundotra.
Google+ means “Google + You”, so it’s all about your friends, your photos and videos, your interests and your conversations. The service introduces circles, a way to group your friends and share content with the right people. “Today’s online services turn friendship into fast food