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Not going to Google+? That’s OK: it’ll come to you.

Jeff Horwich May 9, 2012

What — you’re not using Google+ all the time? If you’re like me, and you signed up somehow kind of by accident when you clicked a Gmail link that said you were in somebody’s “circle” or something, maybe you just need more prodding to jump in there and mix it up. Like a really big prod, right in your inbox. Google announced Tuesday that it’s going to start pushing Google+ comments to users’ inboxes:

“Notification e-mails are a great way to keep up with what’s happening in the Google+ stream: whether someone mentions you, comments on your post, or shares with you directly,” Google Software Engineer Zohair Hyder wrote in a blog post.

Right. Because “keeping up” with what’s happening on Google+ on your own would require knowing what it is and how it works. And caring, which is something Google is clearly still struggling with. I guess it’s only fair that they struggle with something.


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