Google's Answer to Social Media Giant Facebook

June 28, 2011 Company News, General

Google’s Answer to Social Media Giant Facebook


Post Date: June 28, 2011

A few weeks ago I watched an interview where former Google CEO and current Chairman, Eric Schmidt, claimed that his biggest regret was not countering Facebook when he had the chance. Schmidt explained that he saw the potential threat that social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn posed to Google, but his focus on running the Search Engine giant was more substantial. Now, as Google launches their competitive bid against Facebook, Google+, it’s hard not to view Schmidt’s comments as an attempt at foreshadowing.

Learn more about Google+ below:

“Google Launches Google+ To Battle Facebook “

“Google+, which begins rolling out a very limited field test on Tuesday, is the culmination of a year-long project led by Vic Gundotra, Google’s senior vice president of social. The project, which has been delayedseveral times, constitutes Google’s answer to Facebook.”