The digital world, and the Internet in particular, is getting a lot more
social. By the day now, things are becoming more and more connected,
and Google's making up for lost time with their newest addition. The +1
button has been rolling out since March, giving users the ability to
recommend content to your friends and contacts directly from Google
search results and ads. But Google noticed something: oftentimes, users
wanted to "+1 a page" while on it.
This week, the company's introducing +1 buttons to the entire Internet
As a result, you might start seeing +1 appear on sites large and small
across the Internet. Google has partnered with a few sites where you’ll
+1 buttons in the near future:
With a single click you can recommend that raincoat, news article or
favorite sci-fi movie to friends, contacts and the rest of the world. If
you see a site you like, +1 it. It's like Liking a webpage, in a sense.
If you’re a webmaster, you can get the +1 button code and learn more
about implementation on the company's +1 webmaster site