June 29, 2011

Huddle: Google+project's Group Text Messaging Feature


Huddle.jpg

Yesterday Google launched a field trial (by invitation only) social network called the Google+ project . One of the features of The Google+project allows for group text messaging.

In their own words:

quotemarksright.jpgTexting is great, but not when youíre trying to get six different people to decide on a movie. Huddle turns all those different conversations into one simple group chat, so everyone gets on the same page all at once. quotesmarksleft.jpg

For the full picture, check out Google Blogspot entry Introducing the Google+ project: Real-life sharing, rethought for the web.

And arstechnica's feature story entitled Inside Google+:

Inside Google+: how the search giant plans to go social.jpeg

quotemarksright.jpgGoogle formally makes its pitch to become a major force in social networking with the unveiling of Google+ to a limited public beta. Some may wonder whether Google+ is just another questionable social effort by a company that has had a lousy track record in that space to date. But Google+ is not a typical release. It is a result of a lengthy and urgent effort involving almost all of the company's products. Hundreds of engineers were involved in the effort. It has been a key focus for new CEO Larry Page. And they aren't calling it a Facebook killeróbut a better Google.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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