Making the Most of Google++Martin Hamilton, Loughborough University+William Florance, GoogleUCISA Using Social Media to Co...
What is Google+ ?     Circles help you organize everyone according to your real life connections     Hangouts let up to 10...
Joining Google+
Creating a Profile
Your Google Profile
Mobile as 1st Class Citizen ●   Participate in Hangouts ●   Location based services ●   Instant upload of photos and     v...
Privacy on Google+
Google+ is Just Beginning                                    YouTube      Gmail              Search                       ...
Google+ in EducationTeaching & learning, research, support                             Google Confidential and Proprietary
Create a brand presencewith Pages
A lightweight blog?
Some Education Use Cases ● Remote IT support (platform neutral) ● Engaging with pre-sessional students, alumni etc ● Onlin...
Google+ for Apps Domains ● Entirely voluntary - domain admin has to enable, and   users have to opt in ● Can share posts w...
Online Collaboration Pilot
Future Directions
Wrapping Up              Google Confidential and Proprietary
Conclusions● Google+ isnt "just" a social network   ○ It cuts across the whole range of Google services● Nuanced approach ...
Search, plus Your World
Ripples
More information about Google+               To create an account visit www.google.com/+ To start using it      To create ...
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These are the slides from my talk on Google+ with Google’s William Florance at the UCISA Using Social Media to Communicate workshop. You can find out more and watch a video of the talk at http://blog.martinh.net/2012/01/making-most-of-google.html

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UCSOC12: Making the Most of Google+

  1. 1. Making the Most of Google++Martin Hamilton, Loughborough University+William Florance, GoogleUCISA Using Social Media to Communicate event#ucsoc12These slides: http://goo.gl/wiya9
  2. 2. What is Google+ ? Circles help you organize everyone according to your real life connections Hangouts let up to 10 people video conference at no charge Hangouts with Extras let you share Google Docs or your screen as well Stream lets you have conversations and share information with circles Search allows you to search Google+ posts, Google+ people, and the web Profile is the way you represent yourself on Google products across the web Instant Upload automatically sends photos and videos to a private album Messenger allows you to bring people together for group mobile messaging Google+ Pages allow you to create a Google+ page for your organization
  3. 3. Joining Google+
  4. 4. Creating a Profile
  5. 5. Your Google Profile
  6. 6. Mobile as 1st Class Citizen ● Participate in Hangouts ● Location based services ● Instant upload of photos and videos ● 700,000 Android activations per day ○ Google+ signup as part of Ice Cream Sandwich activation
  7. 7. Privacy on Google+
  8. 8. Google+ is Just Beginning YouTube Gmail Search Gmail
  9. 9. Google+ in EducationTeaching & learning, research, support Google Confidential and Proprietary
  10. 10. Create a brand presencewith Pages
  11. 11. A lightweight blog?
  12. 12. Some Education Use Cases ● Remote IT support (platform neutral) ● Engaging with pre-sessional students, alumni etc ● Online tutorial groups, part time distance learners, multiple campuses ● Inter-institutional research collaboration, developing papers and funding proposals ● Promoting your "brand" ● Student clubs and societies
  13. 13. Google+ for Apps Domains ● Entirely voluntary - domain admin has to enable, and users have to opt in ● Can share posts with the whole domain, e.g. everyone at Loughborough University ● Circles != Groups ● Death of the VLE predicted :-)
  14. 14. Online Collaboration Pilot
  15. 15. Future Directions
  16. 16. Wrapping Up Google Confidential and Proprietary
  17. 17. Conclusions● Google+ isnt "just" a social network ○ It cuts across the whole range of Google services● Nuanced approach to privacy and sharing● Google are very keen to develop the service based on your feedback● You aint seen nothing yet!
  18. 18. Search, plus Your World
  19. 19. Ripples
  20. 20. More information about Google+ To create an account visit www.google.com/+ To start using it To create a Google+ page for an organization visit plus.google.com/pages/create To learn more about Google+ for the university community, visit www.google. For more com/+/learnmore/universities information For help, visit the Google+ Support at www.google. com/support/plus
  21. 21. Making the Most of Google++Martin Hamilton, Loughborough University+William Florance, GoogleUCISA Using Social Media to Communicate event#ucsoc12These slides: http://goo.gl/wiya9
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