Five Ways Journalists Are Using Google+ (Mashable)

Social networks have proved to be incredible distribution platforms for real-time news and continue to fascinate journalists as communication tools. It’s no surprise that many media professionals have jumped quickly on the Google+ bandwagon to explore its potential for journalism. TechCrunch: One of the most counter-intuitive details about Google’s new social network is that you can’t actually search for public posts from it. TechCrunch: Myspace founder and former president Tom Anderson: “I love using G+, enough so that I’m worried that Google is going to make a misstep and ruin the service. Specifically, I worry that Google will assume an algorithm alone is what’s needed to reduce the ‘signal to noise’ ratio in the G+ feed.”

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