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Good design goes a long way. Together with a fresh perspective on how people socialize in groups, Google+ dominated this contest. But that’s only for the features that the two networks have in common. There are plenty, such as events, that Google doesn’t even offer. Facebook is also a better choice for entertainment, such as games and sharing music.
The biggest hurdle for Google is that it simply doesn’t have the scale of Facebook. Google+ will undoubtedly continue to grow, though, in both features and users. The service is promising enough to use and keep as an alternative alongside Facebook.