Let's welcome Google+. Totally vibrant and innovative approach from Google as always.
It's a platform for new dimension in social networking. No confrontations. Just easy to have five houses of human networking i.e. Cirlces, Hangouts, Instant upload, Sparks, Huddle.
Where circle gives you group (enCircle) your contacts like in real life, Hangouts gives you live f2f discussions and chattery. Instant upload gives you at the instant uploading of photos from your mobile as you take them and store them on your private album on Google. You may specify your sharing criterion. Sparks gives your instant status, your thoughts, whereabouts, likes etc. Huddle gives you the functionality of group chat. You may decide to bunk the lecture in a group :).
To explore more go to http://plus.google.com/ and login through your google account.
Hope to hear from you all soon.