updated 03:31 pm EDT, Wed June 27, 2012
Google's social network hits 250 million users
At today's Google I/O conference, the company announced that its social network, Google+, will be getting a dedicated app for the iPad and other tablets. The app is being designed specifically for the tablet experience. People will be able to attend video hangouts and interact with the social network in the same way now possible on desktops. The app will also contain the new Google+ Events feature, which enables live streaming of images captured by attendees at events.
Google has also announced that Google+ now has about 250 million users. Of those, more than 150 million are active monthly users. 50 percent of Google+ users sign in every day, and those average about 12 minutes in the Google+ stream.