Since Facebook changed its algorithm and engagement began to drop, many businesses have been looking to other social media sites to increase interaction with potential audiences. Google+ has been a beneficiary of that Facebook drain. People are realizing that it can be easier to get the interaction they want via Google+, which has many opportunities… Continue reading 6 Surprising Ways to Increase Your Google+ Engagement
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Think your personal information is safe with Google? Think again. The company has launched a new product, Google Blackmail, that will stop at no measures to force you to join Google+. Your embarrassing Web searches, naughty video chats and telling Google Maps imagery will all be systematically shared with the public until you join Google+.… Continue reading Google Blackmails Users Into Joining Google+ [GAG VIDEO]
Since the beginning of time Google+ has allowed only certain users, like popular businesses, celebrities and Google employees, to claim vanity URLs. The rest of us have suffered as Google+ assigned us unpersonalized and seemingly never-ending combinations of letters and numbers and called them our profile URLs. Linking to our profiles was always a pain,… Continue reading Have You Claimed Your Custom Google+ URL Yet?
Google recently rolled out a slew of new features aimed to take the work out of messaging, video calling and photo editing. The new features include location sharing, SMS for Hangouts and scheduling capabilities for Hangouts on Air. Photographers can now also create full-size backups of their images and access two new photo filters: HDR… Continue reading Google+ Rolls Out New Photo Editing and Hangout Features and Boasts 300 Million Active Users
Hangouts On Air from Google+ just got a little bit more useful. This platform for live streaming video chats will now feature an interactive Q&A feature, Google product manager Amit Fulay announced on Google+ today. Hangouts On Air is a tool hosted by Google+ that lets you broadcast a group video call over the internet.… Continue reading Ask Questions in Real-Time With Google+ Hangouts On Air Live Q&A
Google has begun rolling out 720p HD video to Google+ Hangouts, vice president of engineering at Google Chee Chew told GigaOM. Over the last few weeks a subset of Hangouts users have received the upgrade, and a complete rollout is likely to come soon. The upgrade to 720p video comes from transitioning Hangouts from the… Continue reading HD Video Coming to a Google+ Hangout Near You
Google+, a rising underdog in the world of online social networks, is known for limiting which third-party developers can build productivity tools that feed into Google+. Previously Google has partnered with Adobe, Hootsuite, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Sprout Social, and other social media management companies to create management tools for Google+ pages. Google+ is slowly opening… Continue reading Want to Buffer Your Posts to a Google+ Page? There’s Finally an App for That