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21stCentury Educators

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Some people are reporting that Google Hangouts on Air are "gone". Others are saying, they just moved to YouTube Live. My question is, after the September date when Hangouts on Air is removed from Google+, will it remain as an option when creating an event on YouTube Live or will that option also disappear. I was wondering if anyone knows if it is "gone" or just "moved". Big difference. Thanks guys!
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Joshua Broyles

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I have gotten this all day, wtf. I am on a tmobile lg g5 
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shut it down take your battery out everytime I get that message that works
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Roland Takaoka

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Greetings everyone! The "Ben" from the previous post with the "grammatical and spelling errors" does bring up an interesting set of subjects...
Sept 12th, G+ will no longer be connected to Hangouts On Air. I appreciate anyone filling me in on the following....

Will standard Hangouts still be available via G+ for PM Messaging in the form of text chat? Video Hangouts? Phone calls?

Many of us in the marketing community have figured out basic work-arounds and alternatives using YouTube Live HOAs. The "Event Pages" are still in question. However, as a social media basic we should suffer greatly to lose the ability to video call from G+ and create live Hangout gatherings. We shouldn't lose the ability to be the "most social" by losing this advanced communication asset when EVERYONE ELSE (Facebook, etc... new streaming media addons and video chat apps...) is joining this wave.

Anyone have any thoughts? Thank you.
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Yes, I am hoping that people do not think I myself am a "fake" of any kind. The word is repulsive to me. Thanks, +Jonathan Imberi . Good luck on your K.I.T.T project.
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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I'm afraid this 'Hangouts versus Duo' will result in a big mess and confusion for the final consumer. I use and support Google products since long time, currently Hangouts is (by far) my main chat application but Google here is really providing only confusion.
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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Google Duo: Rolling out now
Duo is all about video chat. In fact, that's the only thing it has. Sign in with your phone number and start video chatting right away, based on the contacts and phone numbers you already have in your phone.

The fact that you can have very high quality video chat even on bad connections is a testament to how much effort the Duo team put into really making their core experience great right from day 1.

There's certainly a few things I'd add (a tablet app for one), but keeping it simple, stable, and totally reliable is a huge plus and reason enough for me to keep using it.

You can pre-register on Google Play and get a notification when Duo is ready to download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.tachyon
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for everyone (in USA)
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Yoel Kaseb

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El equipo de Google sigue alejando a Google+ del resto de sus servicios y funciones más interesantes. Ahora es el turno de Hangouts en directo, que se tras
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Aunque se programa desde acá, siempre redirigía a YouTube, las cosas donde van.
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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Google+ Collections Search
Google+ search now returns a bigger set of Collections that are relevant to your searches and interests, via improved topicality search. For instance, searching for "Bird photos" today surfaces a wider set of Collections that are topically relevant but may not have those specific words in their name.

As always, please send us your ideas/issues using our Send Feedback menu item as that's the best way to ensure we'll see them. Thanks~
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Over the past several months we’ve been seeing Google moving various services away from Google+. The app no longer comes pre-loaded on Android devices, you no longer need a Google+ account for YouTube or Google Play, and now the company is cutting another…
Over the past several months we’ve been seeing Google moving various services away from Google+. The app no longer comes pre-loaded on Android devices, you no longer need a Google+ account fo…
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Keith Elliott

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Hi, there have been many feature additions since the instigation of the new G+. I would like to see a couple of additions to assist the members who keep the communities ticking over. As someone who moderates on four communities and uses an iPad 90% of the time, it would be useful to be able to check the spam folder and approve new members via the app, and move posts. Currently you can only check the spam folder by the "view on web" option and to approve new members and move posts, you have to open a web browser to complete this task. Thank you.
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Terry Walker

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From a collection url (or a user's main post url, for that matter), add "/rss" so that non-browser applications can also access the news feed.
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Roland Takaoka

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This may be a last HOA generated from Google+. We will test YouTube Live, but if I an not successful in setting up a satisfactory event, we will revert to THIS Hangout On Air.

If we ARE successful in setting up a YouTube Live Hangout On Air, the changes for the event will be made known and the links provided.

This Saturday, August 20th, we will have possibly one of the last HOAs generated from Google+. Google made it known today, August 15th, that as of September 12th, Google+ will no longer be integrated with Hangouts.

Our Hangouts On Air Summit on Saturday the 20th of August will be dedicated to gathering HOA show hosts for a discussion regarding this change, its losses and gains.

Will Comment Tracker still work? Lower Thirds? We will have many questions.

Meanwhile, we have a few more weeks to test these things out.

Hope to see you Saturday.

Also, my thanks to all those Smarties Loyalists who have joined us to make our shows worthwhile. I appreciate your participation and contributions.

#marketingsmarties   #YouTubeLive   #livestreaming  
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Roland Takaoka. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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Hey, can you send me that photo you ju... <ding>.
Oh, wow, that was fast.
The recent theme for Google's app updates has been that they're not really packed with big new features. This isn't unusual, just part of the typical ebb a... by Cody Toombs in APK Teardown, Downloads, News
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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G+ Android Update 8.4 & 8.5
We're continuing to work on larger re-writes that will make development on the Google+ Android app faster in the future. As a result, our Android releases continue to be lighter on features and mostly consist of bug fixes. Two weeks ago we rolled out version 8.4.0 of the G+ Android app and today we're rolling out version 8.5.0. Between them:

* 21 bug fixes
* 3 accessibility issues addressed
* Show profile pictures next to comments in home stream

As always, please send us your ideas/issues using our Send Feedback menu item as that's the best way to ensure we'll see them. Thanks~
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Would love to understand more of the roadmap. I'm trying to spend more time here as Twitter has become an unmanageable firehose with little community at best. 
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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Google Duo
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/duo-by-google/duo-by-google-1-0-130018012-rc1_rc29-release/

Duo is a one-to-one video calling app for everyone – designed to be simple, reliable and fun so you never miss a moment.

Features:

Simple interface
Pick a loved one and jump right in, with a simple interface that brings video to the forefront.

Knock Knock
See the caller before you pick up with Duo’s live preview feature.

High quality video
Experience faster and more reliable video calls whether you’re on Wi-Fi or on-the-go.

Cross-platform
Video call all your friends across Android and iOS with just one simple app.

*Data charges may apply. Check your carrier for details.
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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Version 8.4
#Consistent search history across devices


#googleplusupdate #history 
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Yoel Kaseb

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"Publicación no vista" #googleplusupdate
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Mohamed Magdy (๓๓)

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This feature has done a full 360°.
It has been often said that when Google redesigns a product, features are often removed. A good example of this would be the material Google Maps release,... by Phil Oakley in Applications, Google, News
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SuperJuordy

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I noticed that they changed the comment bar thing
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