Google + or minus?

Does anybody (who's not actually a techie) understand Googles fb competitor Google Plus? We keep getting told they're recruiting members left, right and centre- which I'm sure is true. But are those reruits using it in numbers, I don't think so judging by a few simple on site searches. It strikes me as being all a bit complicated. Or is it simpler than the fb way of doing things and I'm just too used to that??

Anyway, I've gone and set mine up. "Why?" you might ask. Well to be honest fb is more than enough for me (and not that I really use it). However.. I have no doubt Google+ will be huge, and I'm even more sure that my (business) involvement will sooner or later enhance my websites Google page ranking. So there we are, I suppose I'm a hostage to a corporate yet again! Happy days.....

In a vain attempt to cheer me up here are pics of our dogs, Isla & Max.....

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