All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Plus’

Google+ Adds Full-Size Photo Uploading From Desktop

Google announced that it has added the ability to upload full-size photos from the desktop on Google+. This follows a similar feature previously launched on Android. Google’s Jon Emerson discusses the update in a Google+ post: Jon Emerson19 hours ago Upload and share full-size photos from your desktop Back in December we launched full-size backups of your Android photos (http://goo.gl/coFZ7). …

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Google+ Engineers Tell You How To Get People To Your App

Google developer programs engineers Silvano Luciani and Joanna Smith put out a video this week, discussing how to use interactive posts to “bring the people who care” to your apps. The two explore how to find the best audience when prefilling recipients, and build a widget to demonstrate how to help users pick the right people for interactive posts.

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Google+ Now Lets You Use Animated GIFs as Your Profile Pic

Google has just unveiled a Google+ update that’s sure to thrill all you GIF lovers out there. Starting today, you can now use an animated GIF as your profile picture. The GIF will animate on profile pages on both mobile and desktop. As of now, the GIFs don’t animate in the stream – so make sure that the still image …

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Google+ Apps Updated with Photo Filters, Improvements to Profiles & Communities, and More

Google has just launched a major update to Google+ for iOS and Android, bringing photo filters, a brand new profile design, new features for communities, and much more. First off, the big, flashy new addition Google+ for iOS is photo filtering. It’s part of a photo editing update that also lets you rotate and crop your photos. There are now …

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Will Google+ Get Its Own Version Of Facebook’s Ticker?

Google has applied for a patent for something that sounds an awful lot like Facebook’s ticker feature. While we can only speculate on Google’s plans, it seems likely that they’re thinking about a similar kind of functionality on Google+. And why not? Bill Slawski at SEO By The Sea points to the patent filing for “Social Discovery of User Activity …

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Google+ Profiles Just Got Bigger Cover Photos, a New Look for the ‘About’ Tab, and Local Reviews

Google has just begun to roll out some significant changes to Google+ profiles that bring bigger cover photos, a whole new look for the “about” section, and a new tab for your reviews. When you visit your profile today, you’ll see a prompt that says “Cover photos just got bigger” and asks you if you’d like to update yours now. …

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Learn How To Integrate Google+ Sign-In With Google Drive Apps

So, you’ve built a Google Drive app with the latest HMTL5 technologies. Now you want to integrate Google+ sign-in into said app to provide a secure experience for your users. The Google Developer team has your back with a new tutorial: I’m sure you heard about Google+ Sign-in. It’s simple, it’s secure, and it prohibits social spam, and it can …

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Google Adds Sign Language Interpreter, Keyboard Shortcuts To Google+ Hangouts

Google has started rolling out two new accessibility improvements in Google+ Hangouts: a sign language interpreter app, and more keyboard shortcuts. Google’s Anna Cavender announced the features in a Google+ post Thursday evening, saying that both are rolling out gradually. “Using the Sign Language Interpreter app, deaf or hard of hearing users who prefer sign language can invite interpreters to …

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Gundotra: It Will Take Several More Years To Complete Our True Vision For Google+

Everybody knows that (like most web products) Google+ is an ongoing effort that is not complete. According to Google, it will be “several years” until the vision is really fulfilled. Google’s Vic Gundotra participated in a Hangout with Norwegian social media news channel Sosial direkte to talk about the “project” (he says they call it a project rather than a …

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Google Takeout Adds Blogger, Google+ Pages

Google announced the other day that it has added Blogger and Google+ Pages to Google Takeout, meaning that users can more easily export their data out of these services if they would like to leave. Kári Ragnarsson from Google’s The Data Liberation Front wrote on the Data Liberation Front blog: Meet us at https://www.google.com/takeout, and together we will export each …

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