Nobody Will Hangout With Me On Google+

Google Plus Hangouts - The Anti-Social MediaI’m a loser. A total, epic, mega loser.

I’ve been on Google+ since it launched in June, and only one person has hung out with me. And that was for work.

Hangouts are supposed to be fun and friendly. They’re supposed to bring your intimate circles together. They’re supposed to be impromptu and spontaneous.

Instead, they just make me jealous.

Why do other people get to hang out with The Muppets, President Obama, and William Shatner? Why am I stuck alone in my apartment with my cat? She doesn’t want to hang out on Google+. She just wants to sleep and eat cat food and hang out on my lap in real life.

And where’s the fun in that?

So let’s hang out. Join me for a Google+ Hangout on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 9 pm EST on The Anti-Social Media. We can all be losers and talk about cats and coffee and how much we all hate Facebook and Google+. Afterwards, we can all blog about how much we hate hangouts.

But for a few minutes, we’ll be the coolest kids on the internet.

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11 Responses to “Nobody Will Hangout With Me On Google+”

  1. Nicky Kriel January 25, 2012 at 9:46 am #

    At least you have hungout (hangouted??) with one person even if it was for work. That one more than me!

    • Jay January 25, 2012 at 11:57 am #

      I guess it counts, but we were already in the same room!

      • Nicky Kriel January 25, 2012 at 5:49 pm #

        When were we in the same room, Jay?

  2. Ergo Social Media January 25, 2012 at 10:27 am #

    I’m there Jay ;) It will be like our own table in the cafeteria. This seat is saved!

    • Jay January 25, 2012 at 11:57 am #

      Is this going to be like in high school, where we hung out at the picnic table in the back and we’d sneak away to smoke?

  3. Claire Wagner January 25, 2012 at 10:42 am #

    I laughed out loud. I’m in the same situation. One hangout at a conference just to demonstrate the features. I had another invitation but couldn’t make it. What time on Thursday? I’m on the West Coast.

    • Jay January 25, 2012 at 12:36 pm #

      9 pm EST. I hope you can make it!

      • Nicky Kriel January 25, 2012 at 1:36 pm #

        5am in the morning is a little bit too early for me! Have fun.

  4. Jan Minihane (@JanMinihane) January 25, 2012 at 11:26 am #

    Ha, I think a lot of people feel like that, more frustrating as it’s still the killer feature too so you can use Google+ for something different.

    I’m on the other side of the pond but if I’m around/awake I’ll join in!

    • Jay January 25, 2012 at 12:38 pm #

      Awesome! We’d love to have you. We need more international flavor!


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