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"Great social app, better than facebook in ways."
Version: Google+ 2.3
Easy to share, not quite one-click but it's not too bad. Over all I am impressed, it's got lots of functionality tucked into it if you take the time to learn to use it. It's not super intuitive but once you know that a brief tap or a long press brings up additional options to "+1" on a post, or edit something you've posted or commented on then you realize it's not too bad.
Large file size. For some reason Google hasn't figured this out, which you'd think they would cut it down a little since they're all about "the cloud". That and I don't see what wouls cause it to be so big as most apps with similar functionality come in a t much much smaller sizes. Google Currents is also a beautiful app but suffers from enormous file size as well and is similar in size to Google+.
Again not super intuitive but it's not too horrible, and a little testing can yield what you're looking for if patient.
The app automatically shares your location on posts if you have location services. I'd prefer to be notified when that is being shared with the world. You can remove it on the website version if you find it has shared that information.
Not all my friends are on G+, most are still on facebook. So sharing is a different beast. But that's something that'll change as more people adopt G+ and find it has some neat features.
Overall it's a great app. Beides the cons I listed above I found it nice to be able to share on mobile (something currently impossible on facebook's mobile app, and I can edit posts and comments I've made (again this has just barely rolled out to facebook's website, but is impossible to do from the mobile app).
As I mentioned above most of my family and friends are on facebook, and the ones on Google+ aren't very active. But I've found I interact with strangers a lot more on G+ than I ever did on facebook. It's just different because you can choose to make things private or public very easily every time you share something. And there are people with diverse interests who share their professions, hobbies, and philosophies. There are some stupid chain posts, like facebook seems to have been overrun with lately, but the interaction is just different and provokes conversation rather than "facebook stalking" everyone. Facebook just has that weird creepiness factor that turns you into a voyeur into your friend's lives, G+ on the other hand feels more about sharing and getting a message out, and conversing with your friends. It's just sad that more people don't use G+.
It's definitely worth a check out, so download it and try it. Don't expect facebook though, it's a different animal. Yes it has similar features to facebook but the two feel different. Of all the networks I've tried though I like Google+ a lot, and the app has it's own feel, but has been getting better with new updates.
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