Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Google+ quietly adds check-ins

updated 02:30 pm EDT, Fri July 1, 2011

Lets people know the where as well as what

Earlier this week, Google unveiled Google+ for both computers and mobile devices. Having previously touted many of the tools it integrated into the social networking service, such as Circles, Hangouts, and video chats, it has also without mention included check-ins. On the new service, the addition will let people in a Circle know where they are as well as what they are doing.


Check-ins aren't new to Google. It has had check-ins for Google Latitude since February.

Competing social networking apps, such as Facebook and Foursquare, also offer check-in functionality. Google's main differentiator is that it offers the user greater privacy and control over which people can see what they are doing. [via About Foursquare]





By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

  1. thewebdrives

    Administrator

    Joined: Jun 2007

    0

    Add Your Comment

    You are logged in and may post a comment. For general discussion, or longer posts, we kindly ask you visit the macintosh area on forums.macnn.com.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, it's not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often touted as f ...

Moshi iVisor AG and XT for iPad Air 2

Have you ever tried to put in a screen protector that relies on static to cling to the screen? How many bubbles and wrinkles does it h ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News