Google has really been pushing hard to make a play on Facebook with its Google+ social network. In all honesty, I haven’t paid much attention to Google+ but I’m about to.

Why the change? Google has been releasing a series of videos that do a fantastic job of demonstrating the power of Google+. Take for example the video I am embedding below. It demonstrates a specific use of a Google+ feature known as Google+ Hangouts.

Until I watched this video, I pictured Google+ Hangouts to be a bunch of teenage girls sitting in their bedrooms at night giggling with each other and discussing what they should wear to school the next day or which cute boy smiled at them that morning. I know, this is a horrible stereotype but at least I’m honest.

Never in my wildest dreams did I picture Google+ Hangouts being used the way it is in this video. Check it out and see for yourself.

If you can not see the embedded video above please use the following link: Google+: John Butterill’s Virtual Photo Walks

Note: Shout-out to my good friend, Douglas Karr for sharing this video on Facebook which is how I found it.

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5 thoughts on “I didn’t realize Google+ hangouts could be this emotional [VIDEO]

  1. Thanks for the mention! I teared up on that one.

  2. Marian

    Wow!….Now get those home-bound folks huge monitors/TV’s so they can see every detail!

    Great accomplishment.

  3. Now this is a way to use video to elevate the human condition. I applaud the photographers!

  4. Cathy

    This is amazing and it gave me goosebumps, I wish this was around 15 years ago when my mom was bedridden.. Hats off to all the photograpers..

  5. Donna Winsted

    This is WONDERFUL!!!! Thanks!!!! I sent a copy of this article to a photographer friend of mine in London!! I know he’ll want to try it! :D

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