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Google+ now gives verified profiles via Google+ Create program

Google today launched the Google+ Create program, to reward the most interesting and active users on its service,  With Create, the company wants to give some of its best users a chance to get in front of a wider audience on Google+. This includes a new section with featured collections, for example. The idea here is obviously to reward those users who bring the most value to the platform.

“We want to celebrate these inspiring creators, provide a place for them to collaborate with others, and amplify their unique voices,” the Google+ team writes today. “Google+ Create members get a verified profile, early access to new product features, a private channel with the Google+ team, and new opportunities to get their content in front of the right audience.”

How does Google decide who should be included in this program?

“We’re looking for people who have both a passion for their subject, and also put great effort and craft into their posts,” says Google product manager Daniel Raynaud. “Our h…