Huddles and Muddles

Google+’s new Huddle function is a group messaging platform that allows Google+ friends who have the G+ application to communicate en masse – Twitter-like. Beware, though: there’s a fine line between huddling and spamming. For one thing, starting a Huddle will send a text message to all your designated Huddle friends. If they haven’t yet downloaded the application, they’ll have to agree to Google’s Terms of Service before partaking in the conversation.

Google+’s new Huddle function is a group messaging platform that allows Google+ friends who have the G+ application to communicate en masse – Twitter-like. Beware, though: there’s a fine line between huddling and spamming. For one thing, starting a Huddle will send a text message to all your designated Huddle friends. If they haven’t yet downloaded the application, they’ll have to agree to Google’s Terms of Service before partaking in the conversation. Friends can start huddles with others using names, e-mails or even entire circles, so be careful about how you organize your circles and check carefully before launching a huddle, or risk mass texting your Google+ following.

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