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  • Google Quietly Rolls Out The Chrome Extension To Bring +1 To The Entire Web

    Google Quietly Rolls Out The Chrome Extension To Bring +1 To The Entire Web

    You may recall that back in May, we spotted something in Google’s “Dear Sophie” commercial: an unreleased +1 Chrome extension. This was pre-Google+, when the +1 button still didn’t do a whole lot, so even I forgot about the extension over the past few months. But very quietly, Google actually launched it yesterday. There was no blog post, no featured placement in the… Read More

  • The +1 Button Is Like A Button You Push For A Treat — Without The Treat

    The +1 Button Is Like A Button You Push For A Treat — Without The Treat

    You people confuse me. Ten days ago we put Google’s +1 Button on TechCrunch — because why not? We try basically all these new buttons/counters/commenting systems much to the dismay of our precious page load speed (we know, we know, it sucks — fix coming). Some of these buttons are great and make a lot of sense. The Tweet Button, the Like Button, even Facebook’s new… Read More

  • Whoops Redux: Looks Like Partner Just Leaked Google's +1 Button For Websites Launch

    Whoops Redux: Looks Like Partner Just Leaked Google's +1 Button For Websites Launch

    Oh, Google. Hate to do this again, but you really need to lock up these partners and get your PR in order. A week after we got a pitch from a partner NFC company all-but-confirming that Google’s New York City event would be about their mobile payment system (Google Wallet), another partner has reached out ahead of another announcement. This time, an email seemingly confirms that Google… Read More