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41 New Google+ Features Plus New Photos App

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Economic Times Google boosts photo offerings to rival Facebook Economic Times SAN FRANCISCO: Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo...
Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

Google Header Eats Los Angeles

Yes the Google+ Header just got bigger along with 41 other feature improvements to the leading search engine's social network. Recognizing that the most popular content on Facebook is pictures, Google+ boosted its ability to compete. Here is a quote from the Economic Times post:

"But the most compelling new attraction may be a new photo-management tool that promises to test how much control people want to cede to computers. It will also further blur the lines between a real moment in time and augmented reality."

Susan Kay Daniels's curator insight, May 19, 2013 11:13 AM

Just noticed the bigger header yesterday. Google is fast becoming my social network of choice. They just keep adding more and more features that I find absolutely delightful.

James LaCorte's curator insight, May 20, 2013 3:38 PM

I have tested some of the changes out. I like the look and feel. They need to work on getting the masses over there, even if it is for the communities.

I do think a little better documentation is needed. 

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Using Google+ Ripples to Connect with Influencers

Using Google+ Ripples to Connect with Influencers | Curation Revolution |

This is massivley COOL and TY again to Shirley Williams!!


Two weeks ago today, Google released “Ripples” for Google+ and most of the world went on with their daily activities. Personally I thought it was just another one of those features that was interesting but nothing I could really use. That was until this Whiteboard+ video which I filmed with Rand. Both Rand and I were blown away at the amount of data a Ripple gives you and what you can do with it.


What is a Ripple


The definition of a “ripple effect” is: a spreading effect or series of consequences caused by a single action or event. When it comes to Google+ a Ripple is an interactive diagram that shows how a Google+ post spreads as it’s shared by users. You can find the Ripple of any public post using the dropdown to the right of the post...

Via Martin Gysler, Shirley Williams (
Shirley Williams ('s comment, November 12, 2011 7:09 AM
Thank you for your posts
Martin Gysler's comment, November 12, 2011 8:34 AM
You're welcome Shirley!
Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, January 29, 10:45 AM