Ever since Google announced its intentions to turn all of its services inside out by adding a social layer by way of Google+, much attention has been directed at the Hangouts product. That attention is for good reason, because the video conferencing technology now leaves the friendly confines of Google+ for NFL.com, the company announced today. This is the first time that Google+ Hangouts will appear on another property, and the technology will now be driving the fantasy football experience for the National Football League. Fantasy football is a social experience already, so you can already figure out how Hangouts can facilitate better communication for those leagues that have members all over the globe. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Hangouts breaks out of Google+, will power NFL.com fantasy football experience
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).