I’ve always described Google’s social spine, Google+, as being personal rather than social. It’s a service for you to connect with people you already know, rather than being all about public sharing, like Twitter, which has its place in the world.
By personal, I mean that real connections can be made using services like Hangouts with people in your family who might be spread out all over the world. Hangouts allow you to start a “room” with people speaking over a microphone and in front of a camera, which switches when someone is talking. The campaign, called “Hang Out With The Family” helps tie together all of the services that Google has been rolling out to bring this personal experience to life.
You’ll notice that the campaign also features Wallace and Gromit, popular characters that are all over YouTube.
It’s Christmas-themed, but you don’t have to celebrate that…
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