October 5, 2011
An old feature from Google Plus is the ability to disable commenting and lock down a post after it’s published, allowing you to keep your friends from sharing the post to others, or to prevent comments on a post.
Starting today, [...]
September 27, 2011
It’s been around a week since Google’s social network went public for all. How has the announcement affected Google+ use and popularity? Here’s some stats on the state of Google+, a week after it was made public:
According to Hitwise, visits [...]
September 20, 2011
For the last 90 days or so, Google+ has been in what Google calls the “Field Test” phase. That means the service is subject to problems at any time and only people with an Google+ invitation could sign up.
Starting from [...]
September 16, 2011
Developers, do you want to create websites and utilities based around Google Plus? Now you can with the release of a limited version of the Google+ API. Google has released extensive APIs for many of its products, but Google+ was [...]
September 11, 2011
One major downside with Google’s handling of profiles is the horrendously long and complicated URL that is assigned to you. Right now, the only “official” way to access your profile is through a long string of numbers like https://plus.google.com/106268503834064085453. It’s not pretty, and [...]
September 2, 2011
Twitter users may have found it difficult to follow celebrities and other popular figures on Google+ due to it’s lack of suggested people to follow. When you sign up for Twitter, you will be greeted with a huge list of [...]
August 25, 2011
Remember the Google +1 button introduced a while back? The button allowed Google Users to recommend a web site in search results, but little can be done to share the web page with friends using the button.
Fortunately, Google just improved it by adding a [...]
August 19, 2011
Ever wanted to watch a video with your friends? You could send it via IM to them, but they won’t be able to watch it in real time with you.
Today, Google added a feature that allows Google+ users to start [...]
August 12, 2011
If there’s one difference many Facebook users will notice when migrating to Google+, it’s the lack of user made apps. With the announcement of the rumored Games integration within Google Plus, you can get your game fix on Google+, too!
August 5, 2011
If you are one of the lucky ones with a Google plus account the last two weeks, you would have noticed that you can invite an unlimited number of people to Google+ simply by entering their e-mail address. If you [...]