Google Plus is a relatively new social media platform since it was launched in June of 2011, but it’s not exactly the same as your friendly, average “Facebook”. You can add “friends” by adding them to your circles. You can also make lists of circles, add people, and label them “Acquaintances” or any title of your choice. If you add them to your circles, it doesn’t mean they added you, much like the Twitter “Follow” feature. They can add you back or not, however this doesn’t mean that you’ll see their posts.
If they choose to publish posts to the “Public,” anyone can see the post. If they only choose their “circles”, you won’t be able to see anything unless you are in the circle they specified and vice versa. Unlike Twitter, Google Plus posts are NOT restricted to a character limit. Continue reading