AFP Interview: Budding Google social network sets itself apart
The AFP spoke with Google+ VP +Bradley Horowitz
to discuss Google+'s role in Google's long term strategy. Bradley states Google+ "is a reinvention of the consumer's relationship with Google that is going to unfold over a period of years."
The reporter also spoke with +John Butterill
, who told the story of being able "to take a sick friend on a 'virtual photo walk' using a smartphone, a professional camera, and a Hangout" and "walk for those who can't." Bradley adds on, "It is really delightful when a product you built changes people's lives and you get these heartfelt stories about how it has touched them." #thatsaplus