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

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The basics of Circles

Circles give us the ability to organize all our contacts into groups. So, instead of having 836 friends, you have incredibly more manageable groups such as the ones Plus starts you with—Friends, Acquaintances, Family, and Following (people whose posts you wish to follow but not interact with, like on Twitter).

The above, as already touted more than once in this book and a lot more by Google+ folks and in reviews, is Google's stroke of genius. Circles is the killer feature setting Plus apart from other social media networks. Here are a couple of my circles:

The basics of Circles

Like everyone else right now, I'm in the process of coming to terms ...

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