Yesterday, Google opened their first wave of invites for Google+. Did you get yours? Yeah, me neither. It appears they gave a few invites to the press, who were able to invite a few others to come test it out. (Some even figured out how to invite 500+ people.) For those of you unfamiliar with Google+, it basically turns Google into one giant social network.
After the floodgates of people accepting their Google+ invites opened, Google shut the door on anymore, at least for now. Here’s a note from Google:
We’ve shut down invite mechanism for the night. Insane demand. We need to do this carefully, and in a controlled way. Thank you all for your interest!
For any who wish to leave, please remember you can always exit and take your data with you by using Google Takeout.
It’s your data, your relationships, your identity.
Mashable did a great write-up after testing out Google+ and you can check out their thoughts on it here. If you did get an invite and were able to test out Google+, feel free to give us your feedback on it in the comment section.
me too firstname.lastname@example.org