When Google+ launched during the summer of 2011, it was hailed as the next big social initiative – the website with the ability to dethrone Facebook. But, Google+ seems to missing in the bookmarks folder in many of our computers. Why do members of its bandwagon – which was overflowing in the summer – continue to jump out? And why, as journalism students, should we make an effort to build up a Google+ profile?
Simply put, Google+ is Google’s own social networking service.