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Google Plus First Look: a tip-packed, comprehensive look at Google+ by Ralph Roberts

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Chapter 2. Sorting Everyone into Circles

It's a stroke of genius that, according to many who are already on Plus (including myself) makes Plus a shoo-in to become the next major social media home for hundreds of millions of folks. That's Circles!

Instead of having this great mass of friends in one big unmanageable blob as in other online social media sites, Plus lets us manage them in small, easy to understand groups. You can create as many of these as you like (later in this chapter, I'll show you some examples of that and show you how to plan and set up your own).

I love Circles! It's just so beautifully simple when you grasp what they are and you'll enjoy them a lot.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Learn the basics of using Plus
  • Learn how Circles work ...

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