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I wish I had never heard of Google+’s brand pages
NOVEMBER 8, 2011 BY ROBERT SCOBLE 106 COMMENTS OK, you all know I’m Google+’s biggest fan, right? For the past five months I’ve poured almost all my time into my Google+ account, which has paid off with a fun community and a lot of followers.
But yesterday Google+ rolled out brand pages. Here’s all the relevant news about that on Techmeme.
I wish I had never heard of them.
Well, when you work for a public company anything you post as a representative of that company needs to be done very carefully (I work on the media team at Rackspace, going around the world studying the bleeding edge of the technology industry). The problem is that there’s no editorial tools for anything posted to our Google+ account. Google+ brand accounts are woefully inadequate for public companies’ needs. Let’s discuss some of the limitations: http://scobleizer.com/2011/11/08/i-wish-i-had-never-heard-of-googles-brand-pages/