Google Plus Bugs – #2: You Are Your Own Friend!

14 Jul
July 14, 2011

This is actually a pretty cool bug in Google Plus, I am pretty certain Google will catch on quickly and resolve it, but while it lasts…

I don’t know why, but I find myself using Google Plus more than I ever used Facebook, I think the time I’ve spent on Google+ since its release is likely to be much more than the time I’ve spent on Facebook since the start of 2011. I think this mainly has to do with the fact that the service is mainly dominated by power users, who actually have more interesting things to say than “I’ve had a bagel for lunch today, cream cheese & salmon!”. Am enjoying it while it lasts.

Google Plus Bug #2
Essentially, you can add your own profile in your own circles!

So if you go to your “Circles” tab, and search for your own profile:

And all you need to do is drag your own profile, to your whichever circle you have (or multiple circles), and you get that lovely +1 come up.

The bug doesn’t seem to go further than that, I tried creating a new post to see if it doubles up in my Google+ Stream, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.

Do you think this isn’t a bug? You think there is a reason why Google+ allows you to add yourself to a circle?, share your thoughts in the comment section

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3 replies
  1. Fin says:

    Well if you invite a circle to a barbeque, you wouldn’t want to miss out on an invite yourself! Maybe you need to be in the circle before it appears in your Google calendar…

  2. JZ says:

    In your case of course, you are your *only* friend … :D

  3. JZ says:

    BTW, what about when G+ recommends yourself as a friend – that’s happened to me me before now…


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