a Facebook Copy. Too many people are saying this. The PREVIOUS version was Facebook -- Lists on the left, content in the center, ads on the right. Google has taken the best from all it's worlds of knowledge. The left is now an icon dock, like an Operating System (Thank ChromeOS & ChromeBook), the content is now an unparalleled asynchronous stream with dazling share and comment features. The whitespace will be filled soon (https://plus.google.com/u/0/108621605232188649028/posts/53V5anUu9Xy
here's an idea of some stuff), and the right is information 100% relevant to the topic(s) at hand -- no advertisements, spam, promotions, etc.