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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

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 …

Google Adds Google+ App Activity To Search Google Adds Google+ App Activity To Search
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Google announced today that it is adding app activities from Google+ Sign-in to web search results. “When users search for your app, they often want to go deeper and see what in-app content fellow users find interesting,” writes Google+ Director …

Google Is Shutting Down The Meebo Bar Google Is Shutting Down The Meebo Bar

Late last year I wrote, “This Meebo Bar Could Be Huge For Google+“. Apparently I was wrong, because Google announced that it is shutting it down. To be fair, they’re shutting it down to focus on Google+ Sign-In, which was …

Learn How To Make Interactive Google+ Posts On iOS Learn How To Make Interactive Google+ Posts On iOS

Facebook may be integrated into iOS, but it doesn’t mean every developer wants to integrate Facebook into their app. In fact, some prefer Google+. For those developers, Google is now hosting a number of tutorials that teach developers how to …

Google Finally Announces Google+ Comments For Blogs Google Finally Announces Google+ Comments For Blogs
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As I reported in October in 2011, and others picked up on about five months later, Google would be launching a Google+-based comment platform for blogs. Today, Google made the announcement, but it’s only for Blogger blogs, at least at …

Google Now Automatically Mutes Loud Typers Inside Hangouts Google Now Automatically Mutes Loud Typers Inside Hangouts
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Google has just taken steps to eliminate a small, but annoying aspect of Google+ Hangouts: keyboard sounds. In an update launched today, Google will now mute your mic when you’re typing. Google’s Tim Haloun explains it as such: Does anyone …

Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead
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In iOS 6, Facebook became more closely integrated with the mobile OS. Part of that integration made it easier to implement Facebook Single Sign-On in iOS apps. Of course, some developers may not like Facebook, or maybe they prefer Google+. …

U.S. State Department To Kick Off Google+ Hangout Series U.S. State Department To Kick Off Google+ Hangout Series

Google announced today that the U.S. Department of State is launching a series of Google+ Hangouts, starting Friday, April 19 with one featuring Secretary of State John Kerry. The series follows various hangouts this year from members of the Obama …