The Google+ team certainly isn’t coasting through the Holiday Season this year. The updates to their 6-month old social network have been coming out fast and furiously and there have been a few cool ones along the way.
Here is a quick rundown of what’s different on G+:
G+ in Gmail
Google has integrated G+ into Gmail. Now you can circle your email contacts and share photos sent to you to G+ without leaving Gmail.
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G+ in Picasa Desktop
Google+ photo sharing and tagging is now part of the Picasa desktop software.
New Hangout Features
Last week, Google added a number of new features to hangouts, including starting a hangout from any post via desktop or mobile and the ability to dial-in to a hangout via phone.
Rapid Fire Feature Launch
And today, the team announced a slew of changes including:
- Filter controls for your stream
- A new look to notifications
- The ability for multiple page admins
- New page engagement tracking
- A whole new look to the photo lightbox