After launching an Android App right with the start of Google+, Google-manager Vic Gundotra today announced that iPhone-users have from today also the chance to download an app for their mobile device and to share their news within their circle also when they are “on the road”.
The app supports the Circle-functions as well as the the group chat function “Huddle”.
Unfortunately, the app is not yet available for the iPad, but naturally with growing importance of Google+, there will be a solution for Apple’s tablet device, too.
Of course, the app can be downloaded for free in the iTunes-Store.
Robert Scoble, named as one of the 5 most important and influential Twitter users, today shared its first impressions of the app (of course) via Google+. His first conclusion however was, that there are still some errors/bugs in the app, making the usage a bit stressful. In contrast, other “test-users” reported that the app worked perfectly well on their iPhone.
So to summarize, it is definitely good news to also have an iPhone-app for Google+. There might be some weaknesses at the moment, but parallely to Google+ itself, Google for sure will learn and improve these products continously and quickly.
After months of critics about Google’s alleged inability to grow, yesterday the KPIs for the second quarter were announced. The news are: Google definitely does not have lost its ability to grow! On the contrary: With more than 35% growth in sales and a profit of 2,51 billion dollars, Google once again seems like THE star company of the internet – despite Facebook, despite LinkedIn in all the other Web 2.0 company crashing the stock exchanges with their latest or planned IPOs.
One of the factor’s for the strong result and the exploding share prize yesterday, surely also was Google+. Google’s new social network, the youngest but surely most serious Facebook competitor also yesterday reported to have reached the border of 10 million users – within 2 weeks and still with limited possibility to register on one’s own (actually only after invitations).
Consequently, the share prize went up for almost 13% yesterday, leaving many investors with a smile on their face for this weekend.
Google+ surely will follow his path to broader success. For now, it is acutally not even in Beta phase, making the great interest in it even more impressive. By the end of the month, Google still plans to open Google+ registration for everyone also without an invitation. The will be curious to learn what huge impact that may have one the millions of internet users worldwide.
Everybody wants it, an invitation to new, highly innovative Social Network from Google: Google+.
Google+ is Googles answer to the rising menace of 600-million-member social network Facebook and its augmenting power in the online-ads-market.
For information about what’s new in Google+, please see the corresponding video-tour on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XLtiLsCtLE or visit the Google+ project page itself on https://plus.google.com.