Tag Archives: Google+

Beyond the ‘Google it’ search bar (as it’s not the only way you can search)

Google has long since been the verb for online searching. For many of us it is the only way we search for information. In 2012 alone there were 1.2 trillion searches. Many of these will have been done directly from … Continue reading

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Taking a virtual field trip around the world using Google Maps Street View

http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/gallery/index.html I follow Google in Education on Google+ and come across a variety of interesting posts. For those not familiar with Google+ take a look at the information I’ve written about this social networking site. The post that caught my eye on … Continue reading

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There’s more to YouTube than videos about cats (entertaining as they may be!)

YouTube continues to provide a social forum that entertains us through videos uploaded by individuals all over the world. In it’s 7th year (yes prior to 2005 there was no YouTube!) is now owned by Google. Three hours of video … Continue reading

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Google+ one year on

Google+ has just celebrated it’s first birthday. It now boasts 250 million users, which although only a quarter of that of Facebook (which recently exceeded 900 million), is still a considerable number in such a short time. So what’s it all … Continue reading

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