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Google+ Hashtags Now Part of Search Experience

googleplusGoogle keeps moving forward trying to make Google+ a bit more ubiquitous.

The latest effort is delivering hashtags from Google+ in Google’s search results. In a Google+ post from Zaheed Sabur we get this

Today we’re bringing a richer hashtag experience to Google Search. Here’s how it works:

– When you search on Google for a hashtag, say [#AmericasCup] or [#WaterfallWednesday], a set of relevant Google+ posts may appear to the right of regular results.
– You’ll only be able to see posts that have been shared publicly or shared with you.
– If you click on any of these posts you’ll go to Google+, where you’ll see the full set of relevant posts.
– You’ll also see links to search for these hashtags on other social sites.

OK. Will this make an impact beyond anyone who is reading this post and the few others that have written about it as well?