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BACKGROUND Social Networking & Identity Service Launched on June 28, 2011 Similar to Gmail, initiated as an invite-only platform Registration is available to users 18 years and older w/a Google account
NEW IN 2011 Integrates social services such as Google Profiles & Google Buzz Includes Circles, Hangouts, and Sparks Available only on Android and iOS operating systems as desktop & mobile applications
BRAND PAGES Launched November 7, 2011- businesses receive corporate accounts Smaller User Base- driven more by content of a professional, informational, & industry- specific manner Unique Functionality – i.e. Hangouts allow direct customer interaction w/the brand Future Integration with other Google Offerings
PROBLEMS Discontinuing Google Buzz & Google Friend Connect Remains unavailable in mainland China & Iran Requires mandatory real-name & gender disclosure Offers no control on who sees people’s +1s
FACTS &STATS Currently ranges 26 – 40 million users and counting 72% Men, 28% Women $585 Million Cost- 500 employees working to build Top 5 Countries Represented: USA, India, Brazil, UK, Canada Top 5 Occupations: Engineer, Developer, Software Engineer, Designer, Teacher Top 5 Companies: Google, Self-Employed, IBM, Infosys, Accenture
Don Valdez | Digital Ad AnalystJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.(201) 748-6794 | firstname.lastname@example.org