Why I Love Google+ Comments for Blogger

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Yesterday I posted my thoughts about the new Google+ Commenting System for Blogger, which has potential benefits and potential drawbacks.  As of writing it, I hadn’t really had a chance to test the system on my own blog.  As it happened, that same blog post was my first chance to really use it for myself… Continue reading Why I Love Google+ Comments for Blogger

The Opportunities and Challenges of Google+ Comments for Blogger

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Google dropped a bomb on the blogosphere and social networks yesterday with the release of Google+ Comments for Blogger.  If it’s any sign of Larry Page’s influence, it’s definitely 10x thinking, a moonshot in the development of social commenting systems. Traditional social commenting systems allow on-site comments, but little true integration.  The main sites, facebook.com,… Continue reading The Opportunities and Challenges of Google+ Comments for Blogger

The Fraudulent “Economy” of Facebook Likes

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Recently I was in a TekPersona Corporation Hangout On Air on Google+ with J.C. Kendall, former Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, to discuss The State of Facebook.  More recently, Sana Ahmed asked me in the comments of a Google+ post to elaborate on what I talked about with the phony “economy” of Facebook Likes, but at the… Continue reading The Fraudulent “Economy” of Facebook Likes