Twitter caught on relatively quickly to the fact that while many celebrities and artists were using its service, there were also a lot of fake celebs. Its verified profile scheme was the response. Now it seems Google could be planning a similar thing with its new Google+ social service. Hollywood consultant Brett Schulte tells CNN that Google is “very interested in having celebrities”, so is mulling potential methods for verifying their profiles. In separate news, Google+ is thought to be closing in on 18 million registered users just three weeks after launching, while last night its native iPhone app went live in Apple’s App Store, joining the existing Android version.
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