FIR co-hosts Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz were joined by friends of FIR Kami Watson Huyse (of Zoetica), Lionel Menchaca (chief blogger for Dell) and Bryan Person (of LiveWorld) for a test drive of Google+ Hangout, the social network’s video conferencing service.
The experience was far from perfect and this video has been edited heavily so you don’t have to sit through the gaps and gaffes. Thanks to Bryan Person for capturing the screencast.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)
Nice video. I like the Google hang out, very innovative video features.
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– Early 90s: WWW was born…
– By mid 90?s: millions of sites popped up on the Web…
– Mid – late 90s: Yahoo & Google were born to help us to find the right information of the right pages on the Web…
– Early 2000: Social media was born…
– Late 2000: Millions of pages created by people, companies, and organizations on all these social media channels.
– 2011: Deja vu all over again… we are back to early 90’s
That is why I built awesomize.me to accomplish such a mission – the portal to all your existing social media channels.
CEO & Founder