Skip to main content

Hot new Chrome Extension For Google Plus

A "Hot" new Chrome extension for Google Plus from developer +Ehsan Ahmadi Gharacheh called What's Hot+




Here's the blurb from the Chrome webstore:

Find what's hot in your Google+ streams (main stream, particular circle, incoming, particular profile, & official what's hot stream)
=== Why do you need this extension?

Google+ picks hot public posts from all G+ users in the "What's Hot" area. But, what if you want to find hot posts posted by people in your circles? That's where "What's Hot+" extension come in. But, this is not all this extension can do for you.

=== How to use it?
In each Google+ streams (namely, main stream, particular circle stream, incoming stream, particular profile stream, what's hot stream), you'll find a button next to your "Home" button. Click it to see what's hot in that stream inside a table. Another click on the button will hide the table.

=== Use-cases:

1- Find what's hot in your main stream
2- Find what's hot in any particular circle stream
3- Find what's hot in your incoming stream
4- Find what's hot in the official "what's hot" stream
5- Find what's hot in any particular profile stream
6- Sort posts by date & see an archive of any particular user or circle
7- Search posts (full-text search) of any particular user or circle
8- Sort posts by hotness, plus-ones, comments, reshares

=== Behind the scenes?

1- It gathers: plus-ones, reshares and comments of the posts...

2- ...of the posts in the stream you've chosen (main stream, particular circle stream, incoming stream, particular profile stream, or official what's hot stream) 

3- It calculates a weighted average (plus=2, reshares=3, comment=1).

4- It shows hottest posts based on the calculated average.


Looks useful!






Popular posts from this blog

The Google+ Habit: Part 1 - Identity

First in a series of posts looking at Google+ as a part of your daily routine.

The Google+ Habit: Part 4 - Engaging

Fourth in a series of posts looking at Google+ as a part of your daily routine.