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The G+ button has gone.
Thankyou :)
Leosghost

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 2:05 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Noticed it was no longer at the bottom of pages at 15.00pm CET ( Paris time ) March 19.2013--

Thankyou :)

 

phranque

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 2:35 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)


<script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script>

SevenCubed

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 2:38 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

I'm seeing what phranque is seeing too. Cosmetic change only. Functionality is still there.

Philosopher

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 2:47 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

The script call is still there, but I don't see the actual G+ code on the page anymore which I am certainly happy about.

Leosghost

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 3:16 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script>

I'm seeing what phranque is seeing too. Cosmetic change only. Functionality is still there.

Previous post was as I was on my way out ..without checking source code..

SevenCubed

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 3:18 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

I enabled javascript temporarily to watch the effect of plusone.js being on the page.

I'm sitting here watching plus.l.google.com via Wireshark and it's polling my PC even after the page has loaded and sitting idle. Even a couple minutes after the original event. Nothing else is coming across the wire, PC is idle. Why would there be a need for that?

brotherhood of LAN

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 3:46 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

>polling
>Why would there be a need for that?

"If I were a search engine..."

and users googled funny cat pics, saw a cat, lolled and 10 seconds later +1'ed

compared to googling "anatomy of a search engine" and 30 minutes later +1'ing I think it's a valuable metric in understanding bounce rate for particular queries as well as spotting fake +1s.

SevenCubed

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 3:52 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Ah interesting.

I think this is valuable in helping us understand how they have access to bounce rate then. Google has soooooo many javascript properties across so many sites throughout the internet. I guess that sort of functionality can be included in others too then rather than just plus.js

engine

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 4:33 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

FYI: This is work in progress.

I agree, it's also an interesting experiment.

SevenCubed

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 4:44 pm on Mar 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

FYI: This is work in progress.

Understood. I try my best not to criticize how any particular website chooses to run themselves even if I disagree with their processes. I know the measures I need to take to avoid the parasite and act accordingly. I just saw this as an opportunity to learn more about the purpose and functionality of google's javascript repositories. brotherhood of LAN's explanation was like a quantum leap for me.

incrediBILL

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 3:06 am on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

Thankyou


You're welcome :)

engine

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 11:57 am on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

It should now be clear.
How's that?

phranque

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 12:50 pm on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

ghostery is only showing the twitter button now.
=8)

Leosghost

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 1:29 pm on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

yes :))..another Thank you ;)

Andem

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Msg#: 4556434 posted 10:12 pm on Mar 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

Nice work :D A big thank you from my side, too.

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