Google Inc. has challenged Facebook with a latest effort of a new social networking website, Google+. Google+ is not open for everyone yet and is rumored to have made up on the basics from Facebook itself. But what makes Google+ better and worth the attention are newer features like Circles and Hangout. This has got the Facebook administration in a right state. To counter this feat of Google Facebook will be adding some new features, similar to that of Google’s but with different name. Here is the detail about two of them:
This new Facebook feature is similar to ‘Circle’ from Google+. Basically it is a tool to classify your friends into appropriate friend lists so that users can share right kind of information with right kind of people.
Facebook’s current friend list tool is not a very user-friendly thing and is not really used by the users. To improve this situation Circlehack is being added to Facebook features as to help the users to get a better hold on their sharing circles and to give its users features, at least as good as Google+, as well.
An innovative feature of Google+ is its video-chat called Hangout. This is the first time that any social networking website has ever added video chat feature. Hangout facilitates multiple A/V chat so that several people can join the conversation.
Facebook is trying to live up to the competition too. Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, tipped off the media that Facebook will be launching a new product. This is rumored to be the answer to Hangout. There has been news that Facebook and Skype have built a product that is basically developed on Skype. It will allow the users a within-browser tool for Facebook video chat.
This is the latest addition in the ongoing war between two social network giants. With all the hustle about which one of them is better, one thing is for sure, the users will get a lot of improvement in all the tools, products and facilities they get from whatever site they are using. It has surely made their standards improve which goes in the favor of users. This feature has been rumored to be added to Facebook in the coming week.