Hey +Austin Carr
, pleased to meet you. I am ghost #4,978.
Like has been said before, if you're going to compare G+ to Facebook, then Facebook will always win because facebook has everything facebook has and Google+ doesn't. But that's exactly the point - they're different networks with different purposes. The best part about G+ is that it's being used in hundreds of totally different and unexpected ways - I'm just a little nobody in the south of England, but over the last month I finally got to meet 35 people from G+ all across America! These people I met through common interests and consquential friendships, whereas I met all (most of) the people on facebook (not knocking them) in real life first and am therefore expected to add them and keep in touch with them.
Facebook keeps you in touch with people you (don't necessarily want to) know; Google+ connects you with new awesome people who can broaden your horizons substantially - metaphorically and literally :)
(Check out my profile to see the places I've been and the people I've met. I may also be moving out to SF, again thanks to the people I've met on here.)Please
come back and give us another go? We're fun, honest!+Kamal Tailor looking forward to our pint! (And even though I'm only 19 I'll be able to drink it over here :P)