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Google Opens Up More Options For People To Describe Their Gender On Google+

Google+ users now have more options to describe their gender according to Google. Users will no longer be restricted to “male,” “female,” and “other;” but will instead be allowed to type in their preference into a text field provided by Google. Users can also provide Google with a designated pronoun, which the company would use to refer them on their profile, to customize phrases Google+ automatically generates, such as “in her...

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Google Plus Introduces Option That Lets You Pin Updates To Your Profile Page

Courtesy of Engadget, it is being reported that Google plus now gives you option to pin a post to the top of your profile, which ensures that will see your posts no matter how old it is. While this might not be a major addition, it is still a handy tool for users who may wish to run a poll for a long time. It will also ensure that your friends see old pictures or provide information to new followers about what you are up to at the...

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Google Hangouts Now Allows You To Make Free One Minute International Calls

Google has announced that users of Hangouts app will be able to make one minute free international calls. Users in 25 countries listed by Google will get the first minute free on international calls they make via the app. Before this announcement, Google’s Hangouts app designed for both desktops and mobiles provided instant access to video, instant messaging, and chat calls to phone numbers with the use of an internet connection. Free...

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Google Ends Authorship Markup In Google SERPS
Sep01

Google Ends Authorship Markup In Google SERPS

June’s end brought the first big change for Google’s authorship feature, as the profile photos and circle count were removed from search results. Why? There are rumors about the search giant figuring out whether this improves the CTR in organic results, while the clicks for AdWords ads were less and less. Ok, we could live with this, but August 29 brought another change… This time, things are more serious. Mr. John Mueller, Webmaster...

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Google+ looking to kid pages and a more family friendly option
Aug20

Google+ looking to kid pages and a more family friendly option

Google is working on versions of its services, such as YouTube and Gmail, that are specifically aimed at children. The increasingly digital world we live in has changed the way that young people communicate. These days, youngsters know how to use an ipad (or rack up a huge bill for tablet gaming) before they know how to write. They talk text lingo better than they speak English. They speak to their friends more on social media than...

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Guide to using Google+ for B2B [Infographics]
Aug13

Guide to using Google+ for B2B [Infographics]

Google Plus is a multi-purpose platform by which businesses can be widely noticed through the Google Display Network (aka AdSense). The ultimate goal is visibility. It gives businesses the ability to use Google’s vast network for massive exposure with a niche audience. Included in their advertising services are a “per-click” (PPC) or “per-impression” (CPI) payment model, where businesses pay for their...

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