Google+ Hangouts Expanded to Better Accomodate Business Meetings


Google launched Google+ intending it to function as a B2C social networking platform. As it turns out, it has become rather useful for businesses. In particular, Google+ Hangouts has become a popular tool to hold team meetings for the increasing number of businesses that have flexible work hours and a virtual workforce.

The latest iteration of Hangouts now includes the ability to invite 15 people, up from a previous limit of 10. Hangouts can be scheduled within a calendar entry, held within Gmail, and even used to edit a Google document together as a team.

By the way, this Google+ Hangouts commercial is brilliant. Kind of puts into perspective the absurdity of most business team meetings.

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Philip Nowak is the founder of Firmology, technology focused news and insight for small businesses and online startups. He honed his entrepreneurial chops while working for his family's Chicago-based window manufacturing business. Philip graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Economics.