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Facebook, Google+ and how the users cry foul

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s true, the latest changes to Facebook must surely be heaping flattery by the metric ton on Google+. It’s one of the clearest cases of imitation, without being a … Continue reading

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Further musings on the lack of G+ innovation

Putting aside all my concerns about their privacy issues, it seems to me that they have an even greater failing to innovate in their design. They don’t understand peoples’ names.

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Google+, innovation and some less than pleasant directions

I talked before about Google+, intimating that it was Facebook done right. For the most part, from the way you interact with it, I think that’s a fair comment, really. It is more intuitive and more accessible than Facebook is, … Continue reading

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Google+ (beta) vs Facebook

OK, so I’ve been using Google+ a little bit now, not as much as some of my friends and colleagues have, but that’s OK – I’m a relatively unsociable person, as it happens! But I did take the time to … Continue reading

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Leeching off Innovation

There is one very unfortunate side effect of innovation: your competitors will invariably leech off you in some form, chasing you, trying to beat you. And it follows that your competitors will likely be using whatever tactics they have to … Continue reading

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Social Innovation

Hands up, who remembers the Internet during the late 1990s? For those of you who don’t remember the Internet before Google came to prominence, let me explain. There were a great number of ‘portals’, sites whose purpose was to aggregate … Continue reading

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