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Google, Facebook And Twitter Train Mental Health Nonprofits On Social Media Google, Facebook And Twitter Train Mental Health Nonprofits On Social Media

Representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter got together for a big training session for mental health nonprofits in Washington D.C. this afternoon, and Google has put 2 1/2 hours worth of video from the event online for anyone interested to …

Gmail Brings Back Phone Calls Via Hangouts Gmail Brings Back Phone Calls Via Hangouts
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When Google recently transitioned Gmail’s chat feature to Hangouts, it got rid of voice calling, but Google announced that is back as part of Hangouts. In addition to that, calls to the US and Canada are free from all countries …

Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning
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Google launched the +1 button before it even launched Google+. It’s always been a way to send social signals to Google, and help it determine what content people like. This helps the personalized search experience for one thing. But while …

Google Launches New Google+ Plugins For Websites Google Launches New Google+ Plugins For Websites

Google announced the launch of some new Google+ plugins for websites today. These include a new follow button, a new badge for communities, and updated badges for pages and profiles. The new follow button lets users follow you from your …

Google Tests Authorship-Like Results For Brands Google Tests Authorship-Like Results For Brands
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Google is reportedly testing authorship-like search results for brands, where it shows company logos and Google+ circle information for the results, similar to how it shows author photos and Google+ circle information with authorship. With Authorship, it’s based on authorship …

Google Adds Gmail Contacts To Search Field Trial Google Adds Gmail Contacts To Search Field Trial

Last summer, Google launched the search field trial for users to opt into, and have Google return results from their Gmail accounts, when relevant, when performing regular web searches. This also included flight information, and Google eventually added data from …

Google Tests ‘Google Mine’ App Internally [Report] Google Tests ‘Google Mine’ App Internally [Report]

Google is reportedly testing a new service called Google Mine internally at the company. It appears to be an app that lets you keep track of the things you have, and the things you want, and share them with friends. …

Google Updates Google+ Notifications Google Updates Google+ Notifications

Google announced today that it is making some changes to Google+ notifications across desktop and mobile. Most notably, they will be better synced. “When you read a notification on one device, we’ll mark it as read on your other devices,” …

Google Gives Businesses New Dashboard Google Gives Businesses New Dashboard

Google announced the launch of a new Google+ Dashboard, which is designed to help businesses manage their presence across Google properties, including Google+, AdWords, Google Maps, YouTube, etc. Google’s Pavni Diwanjhi made the announcement in a Google+ post in which …

Today, The Meebo Bar Officially Dies Today, The Meebo Bar Officially Dies

Back in April, Google announced that it would shutting down the Meebo Bar on June 6th. That date is here, so kiss it goodbye. The message that appeared on the Meebo homepage, and remains there today, says: Five years ago, …

Google Adds New Personalized Photo Search Feature Google Adds New Personalized Photo Search Feature

Google announced that you can now find photos, and connect with friends, places and events from your Google+ photos from Google Search. To do so, go to Google, sign in, and search for “my photos” or “my photos from new …

Google Talks Google+ And Search For 40 Minutes [Video] Google Talks Google+ And Search For 40 Minutes [Video]
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Google gave a presentation about Google+ and Search at Google I/O last week. With Google’s “social layer” becoming a bigger part of search and the larger Google ecosystem, this is probably one marketers will want to check out. “In this …

Don’t Miss These Google+ Talks From Google I/O Don’t Miss These Google+ Talks From Google I/O

Google announced a slew of new features (41 actually) for Google+ at Google I/O, including a new redesign. As you might imagine, this has implications for businesses, publishers and developers alike. With that, you would probably do well to check …

Google Offers Come to Google+ with the Ability to Save and Share from the Stream Google Offers Come to Google+ with the Ability to Save and Share from the Stream

Google has just announced that it’s deals platform, Google Offers, is about to get some enhanced visibility inside Google+. Starting today, with a initial test run of a handful of brands, Google+ users will be able to see, save and …

Rose McGowan Shows Google+ Her Fish Face Rose McGowan Shows Google+ Her Fish Face

Recent reports have indicated that Google+ has struggled to keep brands engaging. It’s not exactly the first place fans think of for engaging with celebrities either typically (unless perhaps they’re trying to engage with Wil Wheaton or look at photos …

Still Playing Games On Google+? You Have Until June 30 To Clear Out Still Playing Games On Google+? You Have Until June 30 To Clear Out

Does anybody still play games on Google+? If you do, Google’s got some bad news. Google announced at Google I/O that it’s shutting down Google+ Games on June 30. Now, it doesn’t mean that the games on Google+ will cease …

Here’s All The New Features Coming To Google+ Here’s All The New Features Coming To Google+
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During today’s Google I/O keynote, Google’s Vic Gundotra said that Google+ would be getting 41 new features. Those new features were spread out across three key areas – stream, hangouts and photos. Google is doing away with the old layout …

Google+ Gets 41 New Features, Including Stream Redesign [Google I/O 2013] Google+ Gets 41 New Features, Including Stream Redesign [Google I/O 2013]
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At Google I/O 2013, Google announced that Google+ was going to get 41 new features in the coming year. Those new features will be added to three key areas – stream, hangouts and photos. The first major change is an …

Google Unifies Storage Across Gmail, Google+ And Drive, Upgrades Everyone To 15GB Of Storage Google Unifies Storage Across Gmail, Google+ And Drive, Upgrades Everyone To 15GB Of Storage
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If you’re like me, you’ve probably already used up most of the free 5GB Google provides to Google Drive users. You may even be thinking about upgrading. You might want to hold off on that as Google is about to …

Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate
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Google announced the launch of content recommendations for mobile sites via the Google+ Platform. By adding a line of code, webmasters can encourage users to look at more of their articles when they’re browsing mobile sites, by delivering recommended (by …

Google Sets Up Mother’s Day Page To Suggest Gift Ideas And More Google Sets Up Mother’s Day Page To Suggest Gift Ideas And More

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. Do you have all the preparations ready to celebrate the most important woman in your life? If not, Google’s got your back. Google announced today that it has launched a special Mother’s Day page to …