Hitwise declares Google+ a hit


As Google+ has opened to all, market-share has leapt

Do a quick search (on Google, if you’re feeling mischievous) for ‘Google Plus flop’ or 'Google+ flop', and you end up with quite a lot of people writing off Google’s social network. Compared to Facebook, they say, it’s a fraction of the size. Even compared to Twitter, it’s tiny. What they don’t say is “ah, but remember that Google+ has really been in beta and not open to everyone”, which is something of a problem if you check out Hitwise’s latest findings since Google opened its network to everyone.

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