This is a guest post, courtesy of Murray Newlands!
In 2011, we saw for-profit web browsers make a comeback when Chrome, aided by a massive and questionable advertising campaign, knocked off Firefox to became the world's most popular desktop web browser.
Since the end of 2011, Google has aimed their sites on Facebook, firing the first salvo by tying its own social network into Google Search results and ramping up its Google Plus advertising campaign. However, this has also allowed bloggers to associate their blog posts with their Google Plus profiles, which has some advantages for the author. In the Future of Publishing premiere, VigLink CEO Oliver Roup, Influence People CEO Murray Newlands, and HupPages CEO Paul Edmonson discuss how Google Plus/Google Search integration is changing the content creation industry: