What’s Trending in Technology: Google Hangouts

WHAT IS GOOGLE HANGOUTS: Before there was Skype. Now, there is Google+ Hangouts. Google Hangouts is a video chat service provided free by Google. It supports up to ten people at a time easily unlike other video chat services. It uses an advanced technology that allows to effortlessly switch the focus of the person currently chatting just like having your own camera man. Google Hangouts focuses more on “face-to-face-to-face” group interaction as opposed to one-on-one video chats. To learn more about Google Hangouts go here http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/

On the other hand, there is also another service that Google provides called “Hangouts on Air”. This is again a free service from Google+ that broadcasts yourself live on air. It allows any number of viewers to watch your Hangout; within Google+ itself or live on YouTube. You have the option to upload your video easily on YouTube. Here’s a link for more info http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/onair.html

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