Google confirms Google+ has over 10 million users

We knew that Google+ was very popular, even in its so-called limited launch period. But the estimates given out by others on the exact numbers of Google+ registered users were just that: estimated. Today during Google's quarterly financial conference call with financial analysts, News.com reports that the company's CEO, Larry Page, confirmed that Google+ does indeed have over 10 million users less than three weeks after Google launched the service.

In addition to the number of registered users, Page told the analysts that the number of items shared among Google+ users each day is more than 1 billion. The service's +1 button is also being used on the net 2.3 billion times a day. Even with these high numbers, Page said that Google+ technically still in a "field trial". However, the company will continue to expand Google+ to accept more and more users.

The article points out that the biggest single person on Google+ is, ironically, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook. The third party web site Social Statistics has posted up word that Zuckerberg currently has over 180,000 followers on Google+. Larry Page has "only" the second highest number of Google+ followers with over 94,000 users. Google co-founder, Sergey Brin, is number three with over 71,000 followers. The list also shows some Internet celebrities with big Google+ followings. Actress and The Guild creator Felicia Day is number 9, Minecraft creator Marcus "Notch" Persson is number 12 and Dell CEO, Michael Dell, is number 39 on the list.

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Oh please dear god don't turn this into another "gimme an invite" source. There's an extremely active one of those in the General Discussion forum already.

Im hoping it truely does over time rival Facebook. I suspect MS will get in the game as well. I kinda stopped checking my FB regularly when they opened it up. My grandma doesnt need to know what Ive been doing with or to myself.

Anyone with an invite? moegocanes (at) gmaildotcom

UncleSpellbinder said,

Just shot an invite your way. Enjoy. I know I am.


if u have one more to spare would appreciate it whasango.veie@gmail

Lachlan said,
10 million.. seems like there are like 50 people in this forum that want to just test it out..
people keep mixing up accounts with members. it might have 10mln accounts (i doubt so, could be just false advertisement), but definitely not 10mln of active users. Most people just registered, checked it for a one time, then forgot about it.

coth said,
people keep mixing up accounts with members. it might have 10mln accounts (i doubt so, could be just false advertisement), but definitely not 10mln of active users. Most people just registered, checked it for a one time, then forgot about it.

I'm one of those
It still feels like a fancy orkut..with drag n drop controls

Hahah, run nerds who were bullied in school to a service that makes you feel cool. This whole Google envy thing is out of control. When you cant get jobs in the industry, because the sole owner of the web has no jobs going, im sure you wont remember back to when you gave them all the power. Google is not your friend. Open source is a way for them to get more advertising revenue by the uptake of free software while cohering developers into handing out code for much less than its actually worth.

Soulsiphon said,
Seek help. Seriously.

Do you really think that Google+ is not the result of lost revenue due to facebooks rise to the top of web page usage? Do you think that android is free because Google just really loves you? You are the one in need of help bud. Visit a neurosurgeon for a brain implant.

This is the first time google makes a service that I **don't** want to use (so, don't send me an invitation )

Makes me wonder how many active users there are. From what I can tell, some people used it a bit, but couldn't get enough friends to willingly join.

Still wating for an invite myself...... Looks pretty good from the screenshots. It is crazy to think that in such a small amount of time - 10million + have signed up! Amazing!

Michael Wilkinson said,
how do you go about getting one of these invites
email is michael.wilkinson30@gmail.com if anyone has any spare invites

I sent you one

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