10 Most Useful Google Plus Features

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The Google Company has managed to change the way you can use the internet, no matter if you are using it on a desktop, laptop or from your mobile device. With the introduction of Google Plus, internet browsing, interaction, information and education is just a click away. Now you can use one site to do all the things you wanted to do without opening other sites, this is possible by introduction of some great Google Plus features.

 

Here are 10 most useful Google Plus features

 

1. The Circle

The circle is one of the pioneer features of Google Plus that defines your Google Plus page, this feature allows you to organize how you want your page to appear and information you share. For example, if you are an author, you can choose to create a circle of people who are interested in your book. This makes it easy to create forum, discussion to people while you can have a private circle for family or friends.

 

2. Google Plus Hangout

Google Plus hangout is the latest and useful feature that allows you to communicate with other users in a group. This feature is in real time, which means you are able to video chat with other users in your circle without moving to other applications. The best thing about this feature is that you can chat with people of up to 10 users at the same time.

 

3. Google Plus photo editing suite

You do not have to know photo editing to use this feature, the Google Plus photo editing suite allows you to edit image files using the basic photo editing kit. This includes cropping, tuning and many more. It has additional features that enable you to make detail enhancement and creative filters, even if you do not have time to edit any of the images. This Google tool has an auto enhancement mode where the images will automatically fine tune.

 

4. Recommended user

This feature keeps you up to date with people and organizations that relate to your niche and interest. The best thing about this feature is that is it able to recommend users based on the quality and relevance of their content. This allows you to add users to your circle based on your interest, such as celebrity, forum and education.

 

5. Friend plus Me

This Google tools is very useful if you have multiple social accounts with other websites. The feature allows you to synchronize all the social account, so that you are able to send post, video using one platform. This reduces the work of reposting the same information and content by copy and pasting.

 

6. Google Authorship feature

Google Plus allows you to own content that you have created and give you a chance to earn recognition from the content. This feature is good for marketing and promotion, if you have a logo image or a company website, this Google authorship tool display your profile on search engine rankings.

 

7. Live Stream

Google Plus is real time and up to date site, this is very possible due to Live Stream feature. You do not have to record content such as video and share later, the tool allow you to stream your live news, guitar and piano playing right there to the public. In business, you can also stream conferences with several users.

 

8. Google plus typography

Unlike other sites that allows only 140 characters on the post, Google Plus allows you to create a longer post. You can type a short story or a novel and send it the way you want it. In addition, the feature allows you to edit, format, use italic before you publish the post.

 

9. Chrome Extension

This works best on a slow network or slow computer, Google Plus allows this extension to assist you in streaming. The feature is able to process large files of incoming stream, you can unlock comments and other post so that you get real time notifications.

 

10. Google Plus auto Awesome

This tool allows you to make GIF animated video from photos and videos directly from your phone. The most interesting thing about this feature is that you don’t have to do anything, all you have to do is upload your content. Wait a few minutes for processing, and the animated video appears just the way you like it.

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