Are there any plans to also support Google+ for sharing links to questions, like it is already implemented for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? It has already been opened for public, and seems to be steadily growing.
As Arjan noted, we're not inclined to support this until Google+ produces a standard, simple hyperlink way of sharing, the same as our current Twitter and Facebook sharing links. We don't want to slow down every page with third party requests and weird
There is no such method at this time, but I have been in contact with Google about this matter, and they are aware of our request.
edit: they have a simple link sharing method now, but it's only for whitelisted providers. We are whitelisted for the time being.
As for now you can:
- Search your question on Google and click
- Post the link on Google Plus manually
- Execute the following script then press the
+1button next to the question title
I would like to see an addthis button, it supports over 300 services and it has the Google +1 button.
If you are on Firefox you can try this addon: +1 Any
Despite the referral in the URLs, I very much appreciate the current implementation on SE for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These are plain links, like:
Know someone who can answer? Share a <a href="/q/97406/...">link</a> to this question via <a href="mailto:?subject=Stack%20Overflow...&body=...">email</a>, <a href="http://twitter.com/share?url=...&text=...">twitter</a>, <a href="http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=...">facebook</a>, or <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/shareArticle?...">linkedin</a>
...rather than a (dynamically generated)
<img> that allows for tracking, like:
<iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=..."> <iframe src="https://plusone.google.com?...">
Google states it's not using the button for tracking. Still, when adding +1, please add it without any
<iframe> or web bug too! Google itself does not seem to support this (yet?). AddThis Share Forward, like used on Area 51, does list
google_plusone, but that might not be working yet.
I've no idea what the user experience would be like. It surely implies one can then not see how many others have liked/+1'd the page.