I have been trying to leave Facebook for a while now and may have a real alternative with Google +.
There has always been something that keeps me checking Facebook, though; all my friends and family who are posting there. Now there is a Chrome plugin that will allow people to link their Facebook and Twitter feeds as well as let them post directly to those sites via the Google + page.
In addition, there is a nifty little program to import all your Facebook albums and photos into G+. If you visit startgoogleplus.com after installing the extension, you can choose to import your photos from Facebook. The photo importer syncs photos from Facebook and displays the photos in a slideshow format as they are imported to allow you to monitor the progress. Continue reading →
Twitter has been searching for a way to make their service profitable. While they have had the luxury of being critical & media darlings and inspiring a suite of tweet applications and addons, they have not managed to come up with a viable business plan.
Recently a poll of users found that
of tweeters wanted to pay for the service.
It is fairly difficult to get netizens to pay for anything they have already gotten for free.