A hands-on look at Google+, using Google+

The CNET News staff takes a look at Google's new social-networking site. We like how Circles lets users segment friends, but we think the way the system suggests connections is challenging.

Editor's note: A handful of CNET staffers received access to test Google+. This review was written using the social-networking site. The comments were rearranged so the article would flow logically. We'll continue to review the site as Google makes adjustments before rolling it out widely.

Check out the video below to see Rafe Needleman's early thoughts on Google+ and how it's better--and worse--than Facebook.

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