- Reduce physical space between countries. Increase frequency of face to face communication
- People in poor countries have ability to broadcast worldwide
- Lower the cost and barriers to education by Hangout enabling underprivileged areas.
- Transform live news coverage to multi-part conversation with viewers on their smart phones
- Reverse News Conferences where reporters ask questions virtually via Hangout
- Virtual Tours for individuals who are unable to leave their homes
- Virtual Tours as therapy for psychiatric patients
- Group therapy for counseling sessions
- Auctions take bids via Hangouts and Ebay offers "Hangout with the Seller" to ask questions
- Websites have "Hangout With Customer Service" buttons
- Call centers have web cams
- Car lots provide real time virtual vehicle tours to sell cars online
- Real Estate Pros provide real time virtual tours of homes and use G+ to crowd source clients
- Hangout stations in retail aisles for price checks or customer service questions
- Second Screen interactivity during TV programming
- Second Screen interactivity during Sporting or Music Events
- 911 Hangout Centers where 911 operators could virtually bring in an OBGYN to help a woman through labor.
- Hangout Hold: Instead of listening to elevator music, enable customers to hangout with each other and watch funny movie clips while they wait.
- Drive-thru terminals where deaf individuals can read the clerk's lips
- Bridal Shops equip fitting rooms with Hangouts so out of state friends can see a bride's dress.
- Face to Face Git hub Collaboration
- Political Campaigning becomes Virtual Door Knocking via Hangouts
Oct 29, 2012
The Human Media Movement
How Hangouts Could Change Our World #humanmedia
How do you think Hangouts could change our world? Tell me in the comments below or in person in a Hangout weekdays at 5pm ET, 4pm Central on the +Veterans United Google+ profile.