For those of you living under a rock, Google+ is earning high praise since its beta launch a few weeks back. I’ve been in it for just over a week, and so far, so good.
Sure it has some bugs to iron it, a few features that don’t really make sense, but this is a network in its infancy. Google is experimenting right now to see what works and what doesn’t, listening to feedback from beta users, and looking to generate some solutions from the data it’s mining. That’s what Google is all about: experimenting in a way that when they fail, they can learn from their mistakes and adapt. Just ask Tim Harford.
While the network is reportedly closing in on 10 million users, right not it seems smaller, more intimate, than Facebook. Why? Less noise. In fact, I’ve had several conversations with “thought leaders” that would have never been possible on other, more populated platforms.
Of course, as G+ grows, so will the noise. But for the time being, I’m really enjoying the opp to connect with those I can learn from. If you have a chance, act before it’s too late.
Oh, and David Pogue likes it too.
What are you waiting for? G+ Me!