The number of people using Google+, the search giant’s relatively new social media network, seems to be on the rise. But the most famous person yet has taken place in one of the famed Hangouts on the network. This is a feature where different Google+ members can get together with each other. Recently, President Barack Obama took part in a Hangout that had positive consequences for someone else who was also there, according to the Associated Press.
Jennifer Wedel talked to the President about the fact her husband could not get a job. The President expressed concern since the field in question was engineering – a field that apparently has many jobs available. During the Hangout, the President promised to help out – and he did just that within a couple of days. Ms Wedel’s husband was contacted by people in the industry looking for workers soon afterwards.
This has to be the biggest indicator of how powerful Google+ Hangouts can be when they are used correctly. It is also a big boost for Google+ itself, since the presence of the President is a big plus point. Plenty of other people are using Hangouts for lots of different reasons, whether it is for business or personal use. But there is no doubt that the social network will benefit from positive news headlines such as these.
The story ends – disappointingly for the President – with no guarantee that Ms Wedel will vote for him when the time comes to choose a side.
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