Google+ Is Google's Answer To Facebook

Google is testing a social networking site of its own, dubbed Google+. A company executive said the site is out to “fix” the rigidity of online social interactions and says the service will place a heavy focus on protecting the privacy of its users. How exactly it intends to accomplish such feats remains to be seen.

If you’d like to try it out, visit this site and leave your email address. Judging from the way Google+ failed to make Twitter blink with Google Buzz, you can forgive Hollywood for taking a wait-and-see approach to attempting a Google+ blockbuster expose.

Currently the site has reached its testing capacity and says:

Right now, we’re testing with a small number of people, but it won’t be long before the Google+ project is ready for everyone. Leave us your email address and we’ll make sure you’re the first to know when we’re ready to invite more people.

Social Wars! Google Unveils Facebook Competitor Google+ [Fox News]