Oct 28, 2011 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google+ is on a roll with its new features, ever since it went public. In a nutshell, the new features involve popular content, Google+ Ripples- which are analytics for public shares, creative kits for photos and accounts for Google Apps users. From the full list of Google+ rollout tips, lets understand one new feature at a time.

Google+ Supports Apps:
The wait has finally ended for apps users. Google finally announced the integration of Google+ and Google. This how Google explained its usage, “Once Google+ is turned on, your users will just need to sign up at google.com/+ to get started. For customers who use Google Apps for Business or the free version of Google Apps and who have chosen to automatically enable new services, Google+ will automatically become available to all of your users over the next several days.”

The search engine giant has also given instructions regarding the integration, so that the Google App administrators know exactly how to enable this service.

Google+ Supports Apps

The New “What’s Hot” Feature:
This new “What’s Hot” feature from Google is all about the popular content on Google+. Users get to know what is being discussed the most, and hence be a great help to those, who scrounge through their Circles to come across interesting discussions. brings popular information from around Google+ to all users. 'What’s Hot' is located underneath your new posts and you cannot miss it as it is a standalone stream on on the left hand rail of Google+. Clicking on 'What’s Hot' will lead users to the most viral of content on the social network. Those wishing to expand their network can directly add others to their Google+ circles. For better insights see the official video:

The New Google+ Ripples:
This feature is for those who are always tracing the viral stuff. So if you wanted to know how a post was shared on Google+, the progress of the link from user to user can be seen in the click of a mouse.  The Ripples displays the data in a very user friendly way, and the user has to simply click on a post to see its entire history. For more on Ripples, see the video:

Unleash Your Creativity With The New Creativity Kit For Google+ Photos:
Now, users can experiment with their photos with the new  in-depth filter and effects engine, that is being launched by Google+. You can think of this kit as Google+'s own Photoshop. You can apply filters along with text and images, and saved. The video explains more:

Google+ is going full steam ahead with its new features. Only recently it introduced real search. What do you think of “Ripples”? Do leave your comments below.

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
Navneet Kaushal
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