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9 Reasons You Should Be Using Google Plus

by Esteban

9 Reasons You Should Be Using Google Plus

Is Google Plus going to knock Facebook off its pedestal any time soon? Probably not. Yes, Google Plus is approaching  400 million users, making it the second largest social media site in the world behind Facebook (700 million users). But even if Google catches Facebook in terms of users, we still have to consider that anyone who signs up for services like Gmail and Youtube is basically coerced into joining Google Plus. Other statistics prove that just because people are forced to sign up doesn’t mean they’re sticking around to use it. The average Facebook user spends about 6.75 hours on the network per month. Compare that to Google Plus, where the average monthly time per users is a paltry 6 minutes and 47 seconds.

But just because the masses aren’t flocking to Google’s social media services doesn’t mean it’s not worth using. In fact, in some respects, it’s far superior to Facebook. To be clear, we’re not suggesting you delete your Facebook account (although to be extra clear, we certainly aren’t opposed to that). All we’re saying is that Google Plus has a lot to offer. Here are nine examples.

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