Likes UP: Ask for the “LIKE” Asking Users To “Like” Gets 216% Higher Interaction Rate Not surprising we see call to action posts asking users to “Comment” and “Like” have a higher interaction rate when compared to normal text statuses posted (not including photos, links, video, etc.) What is notable …

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20 Million on G+ (that’s alot of Gmail accounts) #LikesUP       It would be difficult to think of many sites that reached such a large number in such a short period of time. That said, Google does have a built-in visitor base of more than 1 billion to …

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Great post from David Armano on the potential for G+. The social layer to the Google ecosystem is huge #LikesUP   Communication, Collaboration, Search, Media 1. Google Plus Isn’t A Social Network, It’s A Social Layer 2. Google Plus Isn’t A Facebook Killer And Doesn’t Need To Be time and …

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Likes UP: Google Stock Goes UP and Plus.Me Acquired   Google’s Stock has gone up 27.85% since the launch of Google+   Story from the Nextweb   A bit of digging by Google+ user Mike Stenger revealed that Google, Inc. is the registrant for the domain of http://plus.me and it …

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Likes UP: Google Plus Game Changer Google+ is the social backbone – O’Reilly Radar Excerpt 1 : Social backbone services Which services will the social backbone provide? We can extract these from those provided by today’s web and social software applications: Identity — authenticating you as a user, and storing …

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11 Things You Don’t Know (But Should) About Google+ [Cheat Sheet]   see blog.hubspot.com for details by clicking on the image for full story #LikesUP

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  Welcome to Google+ Social Statistics http://socialstatistics.com/     Now tracking 79,412 Google+ profiles This won’t last for long…   #LikesUP

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Likes UP:  “Likes” Replace “Diggs”?   On TechCrunch posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Alexia Tsotsis Built by former Scribd developer Ed McManus, Facebook “Like” aggregator TheLikestream launches today after six weeks of work. Capitalizing on the waning appeal of Digg post-redesign and the popularity of the Facebook “Like” button, …

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  Google Loses Access to Twitter Stream, Suspends Realtime Search Realtime search was suspended after Google’s contract with Twitter for access to the full feed of public updates passed its expiration date on July 2, 2011, according to information Google shared with Search Engine Land. The original Twitter search agreement …

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  Straight from Facebook Developer’s Page: Like Button The Like button lets a user share your content with friends on Facebook. When the user clicks the Like button on your site, a story appears in the user’s friends’ News Feed with a link back to your website. When your Web …

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