AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames SocialTimes LostRemote TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

How Is Google+ Like Twitter And Facebook? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Google+ is the newest social network on the block, and it’s gaining a lot of momentum. But it’s very much an unknown quantity for a lot of people, as many of its features are still being explored.

If you’re just figuring out Google+, this infographic depicting the features that it shares with Twitter and Facebook should help.

The Tweetsmarter blog found this gem of an infographic on a post from Hutch Carpenter on Quora.

So how is Google+ like Twitter?

Well, for one, they both offer one-way following, unlike Facebook, which offers only two-way. This means that Google+, like Twitter, can enable extremely large networks of overlapping friends and followers.

Within Google+ you can re-share content, which is similar to Twitter’s retweet. However, with Google+ users can also comment on threads, give +1 votes to posts and +1 votes to comments – you can’t do any of these things on Twitter (except maybe favoriting a tweet which is similar to giving it a +1 vote on Google+).

Check out the chart below for a great, succinct visualization of how Google+ is both similar and different to Twitter and Facebook.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!