This week Google launched their Google + social sharing platform, which many are characterizing as a warning shot across Facebook’s bow. The consensus is that it’s way too early to tell if this is a flash in the pan like Buzz, or a legitimate rival to Facebook and Twitter. It’s in limited release right now, but many influencers in the digital and social marketing sphere were granted access, here is a roundup of first impressions.
David Meerman Scott wanted to hate it, but just couldn’t pull himself away, read his thoughts here.
Chris Brogan says it’s way too early to know where it will go, and lets us know his impressions on whether it will work for business or not.
Ian Lurie pontificates on the reasons it might be a winner, and why it could be a loser.
Mashable has a straightforward review of the many features available in Google +.
As most of these folks have summized, it’s pretty early in the game to envision the impact that Google + will have. The rest of us will just have to wait and see for ourselves once it’s in full release.