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How to try to get a Google+ account


Sorry folks, I don’t have any Google+ account invites to give away. I wish I did. Google+ is great. But, there are some ways that appear to help you move up the Google+ queue.

Before talking about that though you should know that there’s already spam out there that masquerades as Google+ invites. Sophos, the anti-virus company, reports that “spammers are sending out bogus Google+ invitations that in reality point to online pharmacies.” I am so not surprised.

So, if you get an e-mail note telling you that you’ve got a brand, spanking new Google+ account, check the URL for that link before clicking on it. If it’s not going to “,” or a similar address, don’t click on it. You can get your Viagra from a local drug store a whole lot more safely.

Here’s the real deal. Yes, Google is still letting people into Google+. But, it’s so doing very slowly .

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