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Google+ vs Facebook vs Twitter


Here is a collaborative comparison table about the new innovative social network: Google+ and the 2 most famous ones: Facebook and Twitter.

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Events ManagementYesNoNo
Support third party appsYesYesNo
Business profilesYesNoYes
Verified accountsNoYesNo
Activity Stream
Friends updatesGet updates after a friend accepts your friend request. Then you receive he updates he wants to share with you.Get direct updates from friends you follow.Get direct updates from friends you add into your circles.
Groups or ListsFacebook List enables you to make list of friends by topic, and choose which list see your updates when you post a content. The interface to make list is quite traditional, less innovative than the drag and drop of Google Circles. You can exclude some friends or groups from getting your updates.Twitter Lists enables you to group people by topic, and see updates from all of them in one dedicated activity stream.Google Circles enables you to make groups of friends with the drag and drop interface. When you make a post, you can choose the circles that will see your update.
Exclude friends or groups from your updatesYesNoYes
Posts in web search resultsNoYesYes
Posts likesYesYes FavoriteYes
Comments likesYesNoYes
Comment threadsYesNoYes
Questions and PollsYesNoNo
Adding location to your postsYes with Facebook mobileNoYes
Video calling
Video Group callingNoNoYes Up to 10 users
Private group chatsNoNoYes
Public group chatsNoNoYes
Requires an accept by the initiatorYesNoNo
Watch youtube videoYesNoYes
Supported OS & Browsers
  • Windows, Mac
  • Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
  • Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, Ubuntu, Debian based linux distributions
  • Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari, Opera
Last updateJan. 29th 2019 11:00:44 PMOct. 30th 2020 5:38:27 PMJul. 27th 2020 5:20:32 PM
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