Google+ adds much larger cover photos

Google+ has just rolled out a new feature that allows for much larger cover images — up to 2120 x 1192!


They’ve also streamlined the editing process and added a new “local reviews” tab to business pages.

Details can be found on the GreenMellen blog.

Google+ for Android gets new post abilities, moderation and more

android-13013A new update for the Google+ Android app has just rolled out, bringing with it a few nice new features:

  • Support for adding a link when creating a post
  • New notifications tray (now slides in from the right)
  • Additional Community moderation features (remove spam posts from the app)

In addition, the folks at GooglePlusDaily have found a few more updates including a search button in the navigation ribbon and seemingly some nice performance tweaks to help things run more smoothly.

You can grab the latest version of the app from Google Play here.

Finally! Full-screen Hangouts On Air.

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New Pan and Zoom feature for high-res photos

Google+ has long had an awesome photo feature, and it just got a bit better.  You can now pan and zoom small areas of high resolution photos on the desktop version of Google+. According to Google's Dave Cohen: Google+ is full of amazing photos, and … [Continue reading]

All about the new “communities” feature

Google+ recently launched their new Communities feature, and it's gone over quite well.  Here's a bit about how it works: more, check out this in-depth post on Green Mellen Media's blog.Have … [Continue reading]

Google+ getting a major visual overhaul

Google is in the process of rolling out a major update to Google+ and it looks amazing!  Here's a video to show you what they're doing: particular, they'll be showing photos and videos in a larger … [Continue reading]

Now Google Docs is covered in Hangouts on Google Plus

Google has added a feature to Google Plus Hangouts which enables you to share your Google Docs documents, spreadsheets, and notes while you are in a Hangout. This is a great feature in Hangouts which seems to be a great way to your hangouts more … [Continue reading]

Big update to the Google+ iOS app

Hot on the heels of the Google+ Android app update last week, Google has pushed out an update to the iOS version as well.  New features include:Instant Upload!  This has been one of my favorite features in the Android app, and it's finally on … [Continue reading]

Circle management tool improves

Google is rolling out some very nice (and long overdue) changes to your "Circles" page.  In particular, four things are new:A new left-hand navigation system Quick access to your email address book(s) Circles that shrink in size on smaller … [Continue reading]

Google+ Android app gets some nice updates

Still no tablet version (why?!?), but Google released a new version of the Google+ app for Android and it has some nice fixes.Massive performance improvements across the app What's Hot! View who +1'd a post or comment Stream posts … [Continue reading]