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    Google + Info and Tips

    Thought I would start a whole thread dedicated to Google + on the public side so as many people as possible can get on board. Several of the verifieds have been discussing this due to the privacy concerns. Without further ado:

    Tips for Beginners
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    Video tour of Google +


    Why I'm soon to be moving on from Facebook
    With 'real-time' apps, Facebook is always watching - CNN.com

    Last night I deleted over 60 apps that were running on my FB page last night.

    Add to this and share links to this thread with anyone that cares about privacy, but they still want to stay connected.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    I'm glad I got in on the beta when I did. I love this site and have been slowly using more, especially with the changes to facebook and some other privacy concerns. With the integration with Google's other goodness, this site just makes sense.
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    Who on here is on Google+ yet? I just signed up.
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    I love the integration with Picassa.

    I have deleted every photo and everything else I can on FB. Google is still rough around the edges and missing some features, but you can't beat the privacy control.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndianaFuzz View Post
    Who on here is on Google+ yet? I just signed up.

    I am.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    I am.
    Me too. Don't use it too much right now, but I'm getting there.
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    Just replaced Facebook on my Droid's home screen with Google +. Since last night I have had over thirty FB friends add me into their circles.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

    "Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter." Ernest Hemingway

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    G+ certainly has taken off in the last week. I don't think it hurts to use both, especially while you still have people on FB you want to keep in contact with. I've just deleted everything I can off FB though and it will be rarely used.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

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    Wow, I've got to check this Google thing out!
    Romans 8:28-31

    "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano"

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    Using both. Haven't decided how much I'm going to transfer.
    Voting against incumbents until we get a Congress that does its job.

    TASER: almost as good as alcohol for teaching white boys to dance

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    I'm slowly making the transition. It seems that G+ allows to to control with whom you share information much better. I will probably keep my facebook page up, though. G+ doesn't yet offer business pages and I use Facebook a lot for my photography business.
    "There is no 'nice' way to arrest a potentially dangerous, combative suspect. The police are our bodyguards, our hired fists, batons and guns. We pay them to do the dirty work of protecting us, the work we're too afraid, too unskilled or too civilized to do ourselves. We expect them to keep the bad guys out of our businesses, cars and houses, out of our face. We want them to 'take care of the problem.' We just don't want to see how its done."
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    I finally remembered my password, so I'll be back on it!
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

    Winston Churchill

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    I'm on Google + as well.
    Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me

    We are who we choose to be.

    R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012


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    I just signed up... got sick of Facebook's BS. Now if my friends will just follow me.

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    I posted, frequently, and annoyingly, all the crap about facebook and how G+ was the way to go. A few followed me. Others may in the future.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

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    Yeah, the tough thing is to break people of their habits... I know just about everyone on Facebook is sick of it, but few will change quick. I think it should be pushed to get them to try it and use both, this will get the friends lists built up, and I think people will then see how much better it is and make the transition over the next year.

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    I'm on there. Don't really use it much yet as most of my friends are still on FB.
    "Sometimes doing the right thing, is not doing the right thing."

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