Shocker: Most people using Google+ are male

For the past few weeks, the new Google+ social networking service has been the talk of the tech world as more and more users sign up to use Google's new service. Earlier this week Google,as part of its latest financial results, confirmed that Google+ already has over 10 million registered users. But who exactly are all of these people who are jumping in to check out Google+?

Two separate web sites, SocialStatistics.com and FindPeopleFirst.com, both claim that a large majority of Google+ users, at least so far, are male. FindPeopleFirst.com says the numbers of males on the service come out to 73.7 percent. SocialStatistics.com claims the number of male users are even higher at 86.8 percent. In hindsight the overwhelming number of males is not that surprising as tech services such as Google+ tend to be adopted first by males before the general populace begins to use it.

FindPeopleFirst.com has some more interesting Google+ stats. It says that the top occupation listed by Google+ users is Engineer at 24.56 percent, followed by developer at 13.57 percent. The US, again not surprisingly, is the number one country with Google+ users with 49.12 percent. Tech heavy city San Francisco is the number one location for Google+ users, followed by New York and Los Angeles. As we reported earlier this week, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is by far the number one most followed person on Google+. SocialStatistics.com how says Zuckerberg has over 225,000 followers. Google CEO Larry Page is in second place and Google's co-founder Sergey Brin is in third place.

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LoL, well like some of the others said I was invited by a female and most of my friends are female atm. Anyways, G+ is still in beta...wait till the flood doors open and a few more features are released.

LOL all these Typical short sighted perceptions.

Have you not noticed the thing is still a closed beta project. The full functionality is imminent.

Do you ever see a more woman downloading or registering to Beta's than men? You do get techno woman but the majority is male. Nothing wrong with that. That's Nature!

people wont change over from facebook, the few advantages aren't enough to switch a change, google+ will always be like the nerd version of facebook

Iam 100% serious when I say this but I was invited to Google plus by a friend of mine who was born a woman but had a sex change haha


As we reported earlier this week, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is by far the number one most followed person on Google+.

Oh, the irony.

social medias only point is to be social. a closed beta is far from social.

asides from that, what's the benefit of G+ over facebook or even twitter? Everyone has their history, links, photos, friends and groups setup already. Why re-do all that?

Women are to busy using twitter telling anyone that will listen the latest thing that's happened in their mind-numbingly boring lives. You can find the rest on yahoo asking stupid questions or feeling the need to answer them.

JonathanMarston said,
Another reason to not bother joining. Seriously, what possible use does this service have?

Same as Facebook, but Facebook is pretty more advanced now. If both of them had the same features I would prefer Google's service.

robert_dll said,

Same as Facebook, but Facebook is pretty more advanced now. If both of them had the same features I would prefer Google's service.

This.

robert_dll said,

Same as Facebook, but Facebook is pretty more advanced now. If both of them had the same features I would prefer Google's service.
What exactly is more advanced ? The more "advanced" it becomes, the more it's actually pushing me away from the service.

How can someone not like having their news feed flooded with ^@#%$ highscores on farmville. Or people being tricked into liking a video to view it (times 10... in a row !!!).

G+ is so not like FB... and that's a good thing.

Shocker? Too sensationalist I think...

It has been proven before that males and more technologucally savvy than females. As being an invite only service right now, it shouldn't surprise anyone that the majority of current users are male.

ajua said,
Shocker? Too sensationalist I think...

It has been proven before that males and more technologucally savvy than females. As being an invite only service right now, it shouldn't surprise anyone that the majority of current users are male.

Are sarcasm tags really necessary?

Intrinsica said,
Apparently they are for ajua...
Oh, it seems I misunderstood the use of the word Shocker in the title. I took it literally. My bad.

Why does 2 web site need to release the inof that 2 totally different amount of males use the site. WHy not just ask google for accurate details.

In fairness, it shouldn't make any difference. This is an invitation-only Beta. As great as it is that we're able to build our networks already, I'm mostly there for testing purposes. Once it opens up to the public I can see these numbers evening out more.

sanke1 said,

We males will slowly turn our girlfriends towards google+.

too bad its a majority of males that work in the tech industry.. because they dont know many girls.. Im telling you google is going to fail at this unless they market it towards 18-25 year old girls that love posting drunk pics of them and their fiends.. This is because when drunk girls post pics it makes douche guys join to look at them and then the nerdy girls that love them join to follow the douche guys then nerdy guys join to add some of the nerdy girls that are stuck in the "friend zone" ..

You cant do it backwords because if a hot girl joins right now she will be asked to be friends with like a few hundred guys that have pictures of their modded computer tower when all she wants is a guy that works out and tans and has pictures of his 6 pack..

lol.. anyway those are my 2 cents about google plus.