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The option to share Public or with Everyone is always available.
Users were originally able to create Shared Circles, a one-time share to promote a circle of individuals, but the feature has been removed.
In 2011 Google reached 10 million users just two weeks after the launch.
In February 2014, The New York Times likened Google to a ghost town, citing Google stats of 540 million "monthly active users", but noting that almost half don't visit the site.
The Stream can be filtered to show only posts from specific Circles.
Starting in November 2011, Google profiles are used as the background account for many Google Services including You Tube, Gmail, Google Maps, Android, Google Play, Google Music, Google Voice, Google Wallet, Google Local and more.
By March 2015, Google executive Bradley Horowitz, who had co-founded Google Plus with Gundotra, had replaced Besbris, becoming vice president of streams, photos, and sharing.
Along with the text entry field there are icons to upload and share photos and videos, and create a poll.These sections optionally link to other social media accounts one has, any blogs one owns or have written or sites one is a contributor to. Once a circle is created, a Google user can share specific private content to only that circle.For example, work themed content can be shared with only colleagues, and one's friends and family could see more personal content and photos.The company replied that the significance of Google was less as a Facebook competitor than as a means of gathering and connecting user information from Google's various services.with management responsibility going to David Besbris.