Quantcast

Google Plus Articles

Android Adds Google Profile Photos To Caller ID Android Adds Google Profile Photos To Caller ID

Google took to its Android Google+ account to discuss the new Phone app that comes as part of the latest version of Android, KitKat (4.4). Among the features are better search and an interesting take on caller ID. The app …

Google+ Gets Private, Restricted Communities Google+ Gets Private, Restricted Communities
· 3

Whether or not you associate Google with privacy, it has always been a major component of Google+. From the beginning, Google’s “circles” sharing concept enabled the kind of social sharing experience that wasn’t available on competing social platforms. In fact, …

Google+ Finally Offers Vanity URLs To Everyone Else Google+ Finally Offers Vanity URLs To Everyone Else
· 2

Google launched vanity URLs or “custom URLs” of you prefer, back in the summer of 2012. They were only available to high profile people like Hugh Jackman at first, but Google expanded them to thousands more soon after. Now, here …

Google+ Gets Improved Photo Editing, Adds Auto-Awesome Movies Google+ Gets Improved Photo Editing, Adds Auto-Awesome Movies

This morning, Google+ head Vic Gundotra took the stage for a Google+ event that was somewhat veiled in secrecy. It came out of nowhere, and many users were wondering what Google could have in store for the service. As is …

Google+ Saved Searches Are Going Away On November 15th Google+ Saved Searches Are Going Away On November 15th
· 2

Google is getting rid of the”saved searches” feature in Google+, but if you actually use it, you probably already knew that. It’s more likely that you don’t use it or haven’t used it lately. Otherwise, it probably wouldn’t be going …

Do You Want Google Using Your Name And Face In Ads? Do You Want Google Using Your Name And Face In Ads?
· 51

Google announced a new update to its terms of service the other day that is unsurprisingly ruffling some feathers. The change enables Google to use users’ profile names and photos across Google products as it sees fit. You know, like …

Google Adds Google+ Hashtags To Web Search Google Adds Google+ Hashtags To Web Search

Google announced today that it is adding Google+ hashtag support to Google Search. If you search for a hashtag on Google, it will show results from Google+ on the right-hand side of the results page. You can then click over …

New Google Navigation About To Roll Out New Google Navigation About To Roll Out

A new navigation style for Google has been spotted numerous times in the wild throughout the year, and it looks like it will soon finally be rolling out to users. Gerson CastaƱeda shared the following screenshot on Google+: Gerson CastaƱeda20 …

Google Adds More Google+ Integration To Blogger Blogs Google Adds More Google+ Integration To Blogger Blogs
· 1

Google has slowly but surely adding Google+ integration with its ages-old blogging platform, Blogger. On Monday, the company announced that users can now share blog posts to Google+ automatically. This is one of those things that seems like a no-brainer, …

Google Adds Authorship To Google+ Sign-In, Launches Google+ Embedded Posts Google Adds Authorship To Google+ Sign-In, Launches Google+ Embedded Posts
· 1

Google made a couple of noteworthy Google+ announcements today with Google+ Sign-In integration with Authorship and embedded posts. Now when you use Google+ Sign-in to log in to a blog, your work will automatically be connected with your profile, the …

Google Now Has Official Info, Invites Available For Helpouts Google Now Has Official Info, Invites Available For Helpouts
· 1

Google Helpouts, a new video-based ecommerce platform, was spotted in the wild last month, and now Google has a landing page that anyone can access, and request an invite to the service, as well as a series of help documents …

Would You Use Google+ More If You Knew It Could Help Your Search Rankings? Would You Use Google+ More If You Knew It Could Help Your Search Rankings?
· 44

Update: Matt Cutts has responded to Moz’s report. See end for update. Sure, some of you are already using Google+ a lot, and I’m not one to call it a ghost town, but I don’t think many would argue that …

Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API
· 2

As previously reported, Google is launching an update to its Google+ app for Android with a number of changes. Among them are some new features specifically for Google Apps customers. For example, the app supports multiple account, so coworkers can …

Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts

Are you one of the millions of people who use Google+ everyday on your Android device. If so, Google has a treat for you in the form of new updates. Google’s Virgil Dobjanschi took to Google+ this morning to announce …

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
· 1

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
· 4

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
· 2

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. …