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"Communities were first introduced in 2012 in hopes to cancel out the need for discussion groups…including Google’s own Groups product. It succeeded."

You're damned straight it did!

Congrats to the team on today's launch!
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Make me a moderator of your "Cute pictures of cats" community. There is a problem with a member who is posting pics of violently disfigured cats,this person needs banned. I am a moderator of a different community so I know how it works. Thank you.
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Wow - amazing April Fools game from the Google Maps team. Catch 150 Pokémon scattered around the world.

Tip: Looks like there's a ton around Google HQ in Mountain View. (Don't forget YouTube HQ either.)

Just found the promo video too:
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O vidio deve ser dos mais velhos ñ achas?
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"A power outage caused by a squirrel threw a wrench in Caltrain’s dispatching network Wednesday morning"

+Dave Besbris, thought you might appreciate that a squirrel extended my (and others') commute(s) by an hour this morning.
Caltrain was one of several Bay Area rail transit systems plagued by system delays Wednesday morning.
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Squirrels are evil
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I think a few community mods will be excited about this one!

Pinned posts are useful for more than just announcements - they also make it easier to establish the norms of a community, by demonstrating what a "good" post looks like.

Moderators can now pin posts in Communities

By popular demand, Community Moderators and Owners will now be able to highlight a post in their Community by pinning it to the top.  The “Pin post” option can be found on any post in your Community.  The post will then be marked as “Pinned by moderator”, and Community members will see the post at the top of their Community stream until a Moderator unpins it.   This feature is rolling out gradually over the course of the day.

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+Brian Glick Hi, Brian! I´m a "cute pictures of cats" fan and I want know if I can be a moderator of the community.
ty, good luck
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Really fun new app from former Google+ PM +Chrys Bader.

Been using it - it's super entertaining (and cathartic) being able to share and read without a pesky identity!
Psst. We have a Secret to share. We built a place for you to speak freely with your friends.

Download it from the App Store:
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+Brian Glick Not your fault ;)
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Ice-covered tree (Ontario, Canada)

Another shot after the ice storm. Things look much nicer now that the sun's out.
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+Ole Olson Don't make me miss Phoenix more than I already am here in Denver...
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Just cancelled my Comcast service. This feels like an accomplishment.

The air feels a little cleaner, the sun a little brighter. They can't hurt me anymore. Today is a good day.
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+Edgar Brown Boiling a frog!
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Bike race (Burlingame Criterium, Burlingame, CA)
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So awesome!  My father is on Ride 2 Recovery right now!
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The name shown in Android's Contacts app icon is "Lauren Ipsum." Clever.
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I suspect this was the mock... and nobody came up with a better idea.
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Woo hoo - congrats to +Jay Goldman on making the NYT bestseller list! (Case studies from Google Inc. in the book, too.)
Wow! The Decoded Company made the New York Times best seller list on its first week! More about the book at
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Ice-covered tree (Ontario, Canada)

A shot after the recent ice storm. Things look much nicer now that the sun's out.
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So many of these in my neck of the woods today. Beautiful! 
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Here's a photo I took this morning, in the heart of the Ontario ice storm.

Our electricity is out for the next 24-36 hours. Please send power and internet.
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WOW :)
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