Google has debuted a social networking platform designed to "fix" online sharing.
"The connections between people increasingly happen online. Yet the subtlety and substance of real-world interactions are lost in the rigidness of our online tools," claimed senior Google VP Vic Gundotra.
"[So] we'd like to bring the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to software. We want to make Google better by including you, your relationships, and your interests. And so begins the Google+ project."
Google+ features a number of interesting features which could potentially challenge Facebook's current dominance of the social networking space, including:
Starting today Google+ is available - by invitation only - on Android Market and the mobile web. Interested? You can sign up for the limited field trial here.