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Aug, 2014

Google+ Updates

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Here is what went down on Google+ in the month of July. More to come in coming weeks with rumours of the social network separating its Photos app from the service. Here is what you may have missed. You can now use a pseudonym on Google+ When Google+ launched, it had a lot of restrictions on what name you could use on your profile. The brains behind it thought that this would help create a community made up of real people. Gradually, it loosened the restrictions and starting July 15, 2014, there […]

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Hashtag Search for Google+ Posts

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Search being what Google is predominantly known for, has continued to received a social touch through Google+. Most recently, last September to be precise, Google introduced hashtag search for Google+ posts. What this means is, if you search for a certain hashtag on Google Search, you get to see a stream of Google+ posts with that particular hashtag to the right of your search results. The posts scroll automatically but you can manually navigate with the arrows at the top right. Go ahead and try it! The posts displayed are those only publicly […]

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5 Awesome Features on Google+ for Android

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Google+ on the Web is awesome, right? It gives you so much if you have mastered its ways. The Explore feature, Hangouts, amazing photo layouts especially when you zoom out to get that three column view. The bigger the better, right? Well, sometimes, small things are absolutely better! That is exactly what Google+ for Android is. It also makes your Web experience complete. Sample this: Share Your Mood You get to share your mood by selecting from options that change depending on seasons. For instance, if you are having a […]

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5 More Reasons You Should Be on Google+

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Last time, we gave you three broad reasons why you should be on Google+. Just in case you are still sitting on the fence, here are five more. Auto-everything Google+ has a lot of automatic stuff going on. From Auto Back-up for your photos on your Android to Auto Awesome that gives photos uploaded an interesting twist, everything looks a bit more awesome here. Auto-enhance improves your photos once you upload them by removing subtle hitches like red-eye. Oh, then there are automatic hashtags! Sounds a bit creepy? I think it is […]

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