Google+ After One Month: Will It Grow More Or Not ?

It has been a month since the most awaited social networking website made its debut. As it was predicted by various tech gurus, Google+ saw a huge success in its initial weeks. But at the end of its first month, its traffic has gone down a bit.

Google+ started its journey as the biggest threat to the social networking giant Facebook and made it go in a self defense mode. Facebook launched many new services in response to Google+ as Mark Zuckerberg feared the immense popularity that Google+ enjoyed in its initial days.

If we talk about the journey of Google+, so far it has done pretty well. The biggest achievement of Google+ is that while still being in a field trial stage and an invite only site, it managed to grab 10 million users in its first week and if some reports are to be believed, this figure rose upto 20 million in its second week.

While these facts are amazing, Google+ also saw a loss of around 3.2% of its users at the end of its first month.

The biggest challenge Google+ is facing today is that its user interface is not as simple as that of Facebook’s. Some users find it tough to adjust with the interface as they are used to the simple interface of Facebook. And furthermore, Google+ is not yet open to the organizations, which means no famous brands are there to follow.

Though this is only its first month and in future Google+ may get more traffic but the fact is that users no longer find it interesting as they have no new features to use.

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Google+ Gets 20 Million Users

Google+ has broken each and every record in the history of social networking. This is the first ever social networking website, which has grabbed 20 million users while still being in a field trial mode. It has became one of the greatest social networks of all time in just 3 weeks.

And to add more, Google+ is still not available to everyone. It is an invite only website. The maximum number of users are from USA closely followed by India. Surprisingly, China, the world’s most populous country is not even in the top 10 countries with the highest number of users.

Just imagine, when Google+ becomes famous in China, the traffic will increase tremendously and it will lead Google+ to become the top brand in social media market.

Google+ is growing at a rapid speed as compared to its competitors. Facebook, which holds the top position, is terrified from Google+. This can be easily proved as Facebook announced two brand new services(Spotify and video chat feature) soon after the launch of Google+.

Currenly Google+ only offers 4 services. On the other side, Facebook provides infinite number of services to its users. Once Google+ starts working in this field, it will become very tough for Facebook to retain its top position.

Do you think that Facebook will meet its end like MySpace did?

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