Monthly Archives: April, 2019

AKB48 and Google+ in 2019

What had AKB48, the world’s largest pop group, to do with Google, the world’s most popular search engine? In December 2011, AKB48 inked a deal to promote Google+, the search giant social network. Under the deal, every member of AKB48 was given her own Google+ page where fans can interact with their oshimen – literally …

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My Social Media Experience: Goodbye Google Plus (Google+)

Author’s note: This is the fourth article I have written about my experience of the phenomenon called “social networking.” Google+, Google’s failed entry into social networking, shut down yesterday. Thank you, Google+, for more than 7 years of love If it was not for an ex-workmate, I would not have known Google Plus (Google+) in …

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