Unless you were living under a rock, you probably noticed the launch of Google+ Communities today. If you missed it or didn’t participate, this is basically the sequence of events…illustrated with memes!
Before the Launch of Google+ Communities
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As Google+ Launched Communities
A Few Hours After the Launch
Background: Everybody and their mother started setting up communities and inviting anybody they could find. The result: A LOT of mindless spam.
How Does the Story End?
Well, things are very rarely perfect on day one and Google+ Communities are no exception to this rule. As the excitement dies down a bit, we can be sure Google+ Communities will begin to show their true utility.
The silver lining on day one is this:
- Users are excited about what Google+ is doing.
- Users are engaged and active.
- Users are building relationships and micro-networks on Google+.
The network, as fate would have it, is now showing significant signs of people being social with one another. That’s a great thing for all of us who have been waiting!
If you come across any more Google+ Communities memes, link them in the comments. We could all use a good laugh every now and then.