Tag Archives: Google Plus

Perhaps The End Of Google + Nymwars

It was a few months ago that Google started cracking down and enforcing their real names policy on their new social media network, Google +. There was a lot of fear going around as stories of people losing access to all their Google accounts because of using a pseudonym on Google +. The talk of the controversy… Read More

The GeekMoms Podcast #6 GeekGirlCon: Inspiring Kids and Parents

The show kicks off with an interview with Amber Love about Women of Wonder Day, an annual auction and in-store event where you can bid on beautiful art and collectibles in support of domestic violence charity programs.  Then Nicole is joined once again by GeekMom Cathe Post to talk about her weekend with her husband and daughter at the… Read More

A GeekMom Guide to Google+ Part Four

In Part One, we talked about circles. In Part Two, we tackled profiles and privacy. In Part Three, we discussed finding friends and people to follow. Today I want to share an assortment of Google+ tips I hope you’ll find useful. Like everyone else at this brand-spanking-new social network, I’m learning as I go. The… Read More

A GeekMom Guide to Google+ Part Two

In Part One, we talked about Google+ circles: what they are and how to use them. Today, let’s tackle privacy and profiles. Many Google+ users are thrilled to discover that privacy concerns have been taken very seriously by the network’s engineers. Unlike Facebook’s baffling labyrinth of privacy settings, G+ keeps things straightforward. Still, there are… Read More

A GeekMom Guide to Google+ Part One

I was lucky enough to land an invite to Google+ right away, thanks to fellow GeekMom Jules, and within minutes of my first exploration of Google’s new social networking platform, I was completely smitten. For me, Google+ combines the best things about Twitter and Facebook, and offers more besides. (Jules gave us a great post… Read More