Google +1 Adds Another Button to Websites


Google’s new social sharing tool called +1 is now available for use on third-party websites. Are we approaching sharing overload, now that we’re sure to see three different buttons attached to every online article? Google sure hopes not, as its past attempts at galvanizing social media haven’t been too successful.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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