Think of the Google +1 Button, as a Facebook “Like” for the company’s search results. Basically, “to recommend something, all you have to do is click +1 on a webpage or ad you find useful.” Continue reading for a video overview.

Say, for example, you’re planning a winter trip to Tahoe, Calif. When you do a search, you may now see a +1 from your slalom-skiing aunt next to the result for a lodge in the area.

[via GoogleBlog]