- By addressing privacy issues with its innovative 'Circles', Google+ lets you control which of your friends see your photos, posts, etc.
- The Sparks feature lets you stay up to date on any topic, pulling search results from Google like a news reader.
- And Hangouts is basically video-conferencing, allowing up to 10 people connect.
- Android phone users get an added bonus with Huddles (group-chatting within your Circles).
Keep an eye on the Google+ website to see when they open registration.
Read more about the pros and cons of Google+ in David Pogue's NY Times article Google+ Gets a Leg Up on Facebook.