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Google Plus Goes Feature Crazy, Opens Up

 If you visited Google.com yesterday (and still today) and you're not already signed up to Google+ you would have seen the following:


Yes, Google+ has now entered "open beta" and everyone can join.









And that's not all. Google has also bolted on a ton of new features, including (take a deep breath)

SEARCH


An example of a search for "Google+" The Google+ search options include a "best of" search (sorted by relevance?) and a "most recent".


You can search Everything, Profiles, Sparks and Google+ Posts.








New Hangout Features

Mobile Hangouts (for Android initially)
Hangouts with extras 
Hangouts On Air 
Hangouts API 










(image from googleblog.blogspot.com)





Android App Updates




Huddle gets renamed as Messenger. Maybe a competitor to BBM?

 Move to SD! Finally, a much wanted feature for many Android users with older phones (ahem).

 (btw Legends of Yore is a great game)







Long Press in the stream opens up some new options.
















Edit your Photo from inside the app. Nice feature.




















Google+ gets Klout


Many social media score addicts will be pleased to see that Klout have added Google+ to their roster of linked social media accounts. Go and link it up now.
















Lots to look forward to!


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