+1s will start appearing on ads and organic search results on google.co.uk and other global sites today (27 June). If you haven’t yet added +1 to your social sharing toolbar, do it now.
We looked at the benefits of +1 when it was released earlier this month and how to add +1 to your website. As the +1 results only showed in google.com English language search listings, we were unconvinced by its ability to rival Facebook’s Like button. Now, with an expanded network and nearly 64% of the search market, your +1s should help other searchers on a global level find more relevant content quicker.
With a global network, can +1 take on Like?