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Visual Guide to Circles in Google+ by @ross

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I found the Google Circles model of Asymmetric Sharing to be a little confusing, so I created this visual guide. Please share!

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Visual Guide to Circles in Google+ by @ross

  1. A  visual  guide  to  Circles  in   Google  +   By  Ross  Mayfield  
  2. Circles  in  are  confusing,  but  are  at  the  core  of  what  Google  Plus  can  do   for  you     By  Ross  Mayfield  
  3. Google  Plus  Circles  are  lists  of  people  
  4. You  can  make  lots  of  circles  to  list  your   people  
  5. You  can  give  your  Google  Circles   names  or  lables  
  6. The  names  you  give  your  circles  are  private,  nobody  can  see  how  you  label   them  
  7. A  circle  is  not  a  group  •  Groups  have  membership,  can  be  public  or   private  and  discoverable  •  Note  how  you  can’t  learn  from  the  circles   other  people  create  •  Google  this:  Ridiculously  Easy  Group  Forming   and  Reed’s  Law  
  8. Facebook  is  symmetric  sharing,  based   on  confirmed  Jes  
  9. TwiKer  sharing  is  based  on  asymmetric   follow  
  10. Google  Plus’s  Circles  are  Asymmetric   Sharing  
  11. Google  Plus  lets  you  share  publicly,  extended  or  limited  to  your  circles  
  12. What  you  see  in  your  stream  starts   with  people  you  share  with  and   they  share  back.  You  can  see  menJons.  Incomping  is  everyone   who  shares  with  you  
  13. You  only  see  the  comments  in  threads   that  someone  is  enricled  with  you   started  
  14. Good  things  about  asymmetric  sharing   in  Google  Plus’s  Circles:  privacy,   management,  version  your  profile,   disable  reshare,  latent  connecJon  
  15. Minuses  of  Asymmetric  Sharing  

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