The Week In Google+: April 16, 2012

Who’s new on Google+ this week:

+Entertainment Weekly, +Live Nation and French President +Nicolas Sarkozy.

Hangouts and Events:

+United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon hung out with young people across the world, talking about unemployment, poverty, terrorism, discrimination and human rights: (

The +Oakland Athletics +Jemile Weeks hung out with fans, talking about his approach to the game, personal goals and experience. (

+The White House Deputy Director of National Economic Council talked about the Buffet tax rule. (

Lebanese pop star +Myriam Fares hung out with fans. (

+Face the Nation's Bob Schieffer hangs out on air - here’s a behind the scenes look. (

+The Associated Press hung out with Google+ users to talk baseball. (

Coming this May: The +Google+ Photographer's Conference in San Francisco.

Updates from the Last Week You May Have Missed:

A Simpler, More Beautiful Google, including a more functional and flexible version of Google+. ( The launch included how-to videos for Hangouts (, Reading and Responding (, Sharing (, Circles ( and Profiles (

A new version of the Google+ Android app was released, with rich snippets and hashtag support in the stream. (
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