Public Lab Research note

Citizen Science on Google+

by cfastie | December 11, 2012 02:01 11 Dec 02:01 | #5172 | #5172

Last week Google+ introduced “Communities” where like minded users can share stuff. There is already a community for “Citizen Science” with 706 members and four moderators (I’m not sure what they do). Google+ does not have half the number of active users that Facebook has. But it is growing about as fast as Facebook was when it had a similar number of users (about half a billion). I have also joined the communities for Ecology,Plant Ecology, Kite Aerial Photography, and Makers, Hackers, Artists & Engineers (14407 members!). Now it will be even easier to find people who know more than I do about stuff I thought I was really smart in.


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