Some good info here.
This is terrific Ray. And thanks for shedding light on one of those truths which are hiding in plain sight.
"Google begat Google+ not as a social network to rival Facebook, but as a way of collecting the relationship data needed to further their work on semantic search.
So, while many of us are wondering why Google isn't doing X, Y, and Z to accomplish G²–it turns out that their vision is an entirely different outcome.
Thanks for the fresh perspective.
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