While Google+ continuing to increase in popularity as indicated by a user base of around 25 million in a very short span of time, Google continues to bring one or the other improvement for engaging its users.
Combine the power of Google+’s Hangout and YouTube’s video-sharing functions and enjoy a video watching party within your Google+ Circles. The YouTube video-sharing feature allows Google+ users to share latest videos with your friends through Hangout.
With a long battle against fake identities that even resulted in a lot of controversy and harsh criticism on Google’s real name policy, Google finally has come up with a new feature to overcome the problem.
Google+ has announced a design tweak, i.e. the black bar on the top will now remain fixed on the top of the screen. That is to say that even as you scroll down, the bar will be floating so that you can have more convenience in accessing other Google products and notifications.
Good news all the gaming maniacs out there! Google+ Games have gone live. The games feature had been revealed earlier in the Google+ codes. Facebook was considered to have almost a monopoly in the field of social gaming, the addition of this feature to Google+ will definitely help in breaking even with Facebook.
Google+ native app for iPhone, which was only released last month, has been updated to include support for iPad and iPod Touch that was not available in the earlier version. The update still does not offer iPad optimization, however, it does bring additional settings for Huddle, aggregated Circles, notifications and performance and stability improvements.
The Google+ Android app has received an updated version 1.0.5, which features an improved Notification system and bug fixes. The version includes 12 different updates all aimed at making the app more usable.
After creating much hype and media attention, managing to get over 10 million users in a short span of time, Google+ seems to be losing steam. The initial period of fast growth is now being replaced by a slump in growth.
Looks like Google is fully charged to take on Facebook by bringing in new features to Google+ almost every other day. Good news is for all those games lovers who may have been a little hesitant to join Google+ for the love of games like Zynga Poker, Farmville, CityVille; Google+ Games is coming soon.
Want to stay connected to your social network through Google+ while on the go? So download the Google+ app for Android so that you can interact with your circles, get updates through streams and enjoy instant photo upload.
The Google+ app for iOS, which was the hottest thing sought after, for download was apparently a test version released by mistake according to Google+ Mobile product manager Punit Soni.
Remember we told you that the Google+ native app for iPhone had been pending approval from Apple. Now after getting the green signal from Apple, Google+ iPhone app is available to download for free from App store.
While announcing Google’s second Quarter’s earnings, Larry Page, Google’s CEO also talked about the Google and disclosed that within a short span of time over 10 million users have registered with Google+ and together they share over 1 billion items every day.
Google+, which has only been launched for 2 weeks, has reached heights of popularity. The insane demand for invites initially forced Google+ to suspend its invitations temporarily.
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