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Google Plus Search Update

Google brings in improvements to G+ Search. Most significant is how searching is now less disruptive, while it is easier to categorize results.

On a results page, users can now filter by Posts , Communities, Collections, and People & Pages thanks to a new tabbed interface. When in the Posts tab, users can also filter posts from everyone, from people you follow or just you.
Another improvement is, a new, tabbed interface making it easier for you to find the exact type of content that you’re looking for.  Popular Topics are now displayed in the search bar dropdown.


These features should now be widely rolling out to all Google+ web users.

Google+ is the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s Top Social Network

Google+ is the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s Top Social Network.

The American Customer Satisfaction Index released its 2017 e-business report Tuesday, and Google+ sat atop the list of social networks with a score of 81 out of 100, up from 76 last year, with ACSI citing January’s site redesign and new features, as well as its integration with other Google products.

Pinterest finished second among social networks, at 78, with ACSI crediting improvements in efficiency and the visual search features it introduced in February— Lens, Shop the Look and Instant Ideas.

Third-place Wikipedia slipped to a 77 from a 78 in 2016, with ACSI referencing its decreasing number of editors.

In fourth place, Instagram—75, up from 74 last year—was propelled by the introduction of Instagram Stories last August.

YouTube came in fifth at 74, down from 77 last year.

Twitter posted the largest percentage gain of any social network, surging from 65 in 2016 to 70 and sixth place in 2017, on the back of i…

Google+ New: Google+ Insights

Google+ New: Google+ insights

In its recent update, Google+ brinngs insights to profiles and pages, a private dashboard where you can see the engagement on all your posts, and on reshares of your posts, as well as follows on your profile and Collections.




This feature is indeed a welcome update, as it helps you to see how you’re doing on the platform, whether you post as a person or a page. To find your dashboard, visit your profile on the web version of Google+ (plus.google.com/me) and open the three dots menu at the top.

What are your views on New Google+ and this update?

Google+ update: new comment moderation, brings back events, zoom capabilities on photos

Google has been tweaking the social platform Google+ and today its announcing the latest updates.

Events are back on Google+. Starting January 24th, one of the more handy features the social network had to offer will return. The means you will be able to create and join events on the web, but the tool won't be part of G Suite right now.Google+ will now hide "low-quality" comments by default. You will still be able to see them if you want to view all of the feedback on a post, but Google says hiding some allows you to focus on the ones that "matter most." Google+ has tweaked the app to more efficiently use screen size, too. This means you should notice less white space and more posts. There's also a new zoom tool for Google+ on the web that will let you take a closer look at the finer details of an image.

Lastly, if you're still using the classic Google+ on the web, you won't be able to do so after January 24th. Google says it's shuttering the old…

Google+ now supports photo comments

Google+ now supports photo comments.

Google+ announced a few updates today, the most important one being photo comments.  You can now have richer conversations by adding links and photos to your comments. The next feature is related to Communities, where Community owners and moderators can have more control over who posts what with approved posting.Finally, a new notifications center on the web where you can see and manage your recent activity on Google+.

These features will be available across the web, Android and iOS in the coming weeks.



Google Apps users already using Google+ will also see the new experience when they sign in and in the next few weeks, Google+ will become a core Google for Work service. Interesting updates and there is no doubt more people are using Google+ to explore their interests more than ever.