Cameron Prockiw is the founder of Vovia and has helped top companies around the world use the internet more effectively for over 20 years. Cam also enjoys traveling, experiencing different cultures, and learning new things.

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Google+ Winning Out On Mobile

G+-MobileThere’s been a lot of speculation whether Google+ is going to be able to compete with Facebook, or will just whither away over time as Friend Feed, Orkut and MySpace have. But Google+ may already be winning a crucial part of this war… the battle for mobile users. According to Onavo (see infographic below), people with Android phones are seven times more likely to use Google+ than Facebook. Seven times! While people using iOS are only 50% more likely to use Facebook. If that trend maintains, Google+ will not only catch Facebook but surpass it as the number of Android devices sold each month is now easily outpacing iPhone sales.

Of course that’s still a big “if” and the validity of this study is not known. However, it is not difficult to believe that this may indeed be the trend as Google+ is so well integrated into Android. Integrating Google+ into all of Google’s properties (Android, search, Blogger, Reader, etc.) may provide the advantage that Google needs in order to overcome the network effects in Facebook’s advantage.