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Google News is undergoing a makeover and has embedded content from Google+, its new social network, into its refreshed look.

The redesigned Google News, which has only gone live in the US to date, but expected to affect the UK version soon, will see Google+ conversations from people’s ‘circles’ and other high profile users right onto the search engine’s news homepage.
Users who are logged into Google+ can turn off the feature should they just wish to see headlines.
In a blog post about the changes, Scott Zuccarino, product manager of Google News, wrote: “Many news stories inspire vibrant discussions on Google+, and today we’re starting to add this content to both the News homepage, and the real-time coverage pages.”

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It seems to me that "Social Network" and "G+" are still the white elephants in the room at Google. They are killing themselves from within trying to get everyone to use their social network.
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Google+ is a failure and the sooner Google admits it, the better.

People only need one social medium that has most of their friends on it and facebook was first to that mark.

As long as facebook doesn't screw up, G+ doesn't have any reason to exist.
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Personally...I don care.. I'm done with these social network stuff.
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Google+ is a failure and the sooner Google admits it, the better.

People only need one social medium that has most of their friends on it and facebook was first to that mark.

As long as facebook doesn't screw up, G+ doesn't have any reason to exist.

I'd say in the future either Twitter or a Google version of twitter will take over. Twitter is a much better social network than Facebook for society. Due to the trends section of Twitter, messages and news can become relevant to my generation.

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I use Google+ even if none of my friends do just because I'm aGoogle fan boy. All I really use it for are to follow various news feeds like android central, cnet, the white house etc. I like it a lot better than the cluttered mess that is Facebook. I really wish it had/would catch on.
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Ehhh FB is terrible. G+ eats it alive regardless of "how many" use it. FB-tards are just idiots that don't know better. I'm stuck on FB until my friends finally realize and make the switch. =/
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RWJ is the reason i avoid youtube
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RWJ is the reason i avoid youtube

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RWJ is the reason i avoid youtube

You could also avoid RWJ and not miss out on all the content on youtube.
Edited by Xenthos - 5/6/12 at 2:05pm
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