Whether you think Google+ is the next revolutionary step in social media or you find it lamely similar to arranging wedding seating charts, it's clear by the huge number of people who initially joined the service that folks are intrigued by the concept.
At Slate, we are always interested in finding new ways to engage and interact with our readers, and so we’re pleased to announce that we are starting a conversation on the Google+ platform. Google has just allowed businesses to join in on the fun, and here is the official Slate account. We hope it will provide a great platform for discussion, along the lines of our popular Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Check it out here.
Here is a list of several other Slatesters who are on Google+. We hope you'll follow them and enjoy their posts.
Jesse Baker, podcast producer
Katherine Goldstein, innovations editor
Nathan Heller, "Assessment" columnist
Miriam Krule, copy editor
Josh Levin, senior editor and host of the "Hang Up and Listen" podcast
Dahlia Lithwick, Supreme Court correspondent and senior editor
Farhad Manjoo, "Technology" columnist
Will Oremus, Slatest writer
Mark Oppenheimer, religion and culture writer
William Saletan, national correspondent
June Thomas, cultural critic
Julia Turner, deputy editor and regular on the "Culture Gabfest" podcast
David Weigel, political blogger and columnist
Forrest Wickman, editorial assistant