Wednesday, February 26, 2014

What's a Google+ page?

Profiles are for people. Pages are for everything else.

Google+ profiles are subject to Google's real-names policy. Your profile is supposed to be you, and every day Google deletes profiles that do not conform.

Google+ pages are for other online identities. That could be a business, a community group, a web page, even a brand.

A page created this blog, in the same way that a regular Google account can create blogs. (That's actually the purpose of this blog.)

There are some differences between Google+ pages and profiles:

Friday, February 21, 2014

A Google+ page owns this bog

Not a profile associated with a person, but a page for a blog.

Pages are Google+'s "impersional" identities. They are for businesses, institutions,  web sites, even brands—and that it construed very losely.

These are all things that might need an online identity that is separate from any one person or persons.

Profiles are for people. Pages are for everything else.

No profiles were used in the creation or maintenance of this blog.