Google’s new collection of social technologies, Google+, is generating positive reviews from the digerati and looks like the company’s best effort yet in social media. GigaOM conducted a survey over the Fourth of July weekend of GigaOM readers regarding Google+’s chances for success, its competitive weapons and its likely impact on the competitive social media environment. This research note examines the survey’s results; it also includes an analysis predicting Google+’s chances for success and how it matches up to competitors like Facebook and Skype. Additional companies in this report include Foursquare, LinkedIn and Twitter. For a full list of companies, and to read the full report, sign up for a free trial.