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Google+ is Now Required

Ever since its launch in mid-2011, we’ve been talking about Google+ like it’s the next big thing in social media. But with 28 million+ users spending not much more than 3 minutes per month (yikes!) on the site, it’s hard to pretend that G+ is even close to Facebook (400 minutes/month).

Well, hold onto your seats, folks. Google has a new plan and it’s quite the controversy: requiring people to use the Google+ social network.

If you create an account to use a Google app such as Gmail, YouTube, Drive, etc. you will automatically get set up with a public Google+ page that can be viewed by anyone online. The page will include the user’s real name and can be edited to include other information. The page can be disabled or deleted, or hidden from public view.

For more information on Google+ and social media, contact KEO Marketing today.


With more than 25 years of hands on marketing strategy and operations experience, Sheila Kloefkorn is dedicated to developing marketing strategies and plans that help clients succeed. Some of the world's largest brands have depended on Sheila for marketing programs that delivered tangible and substantial results. Specialties: B2B marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales strategy, marketing strategy, competitive marketing strategy, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), mobile marketing, email marketing, website design, marketing plans.