Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Google+ Updated with New Look and Features like Better Navigation, Conversation, New Explore and Hangouts Page


Google has just updated Google+ by giving it a awesome New looking design in which the major revamps and update includes dragging apps up or down to create the order we would like,reveal a set of quick actions by hovering over apps,An activity drawer that highlights the community around your content, a special page for Google+ Hangouts and a lot more.

Google has just posted about this updated and new look in the official Google blog .

 Better and New Navigation

The first thing that you would notice in this new Update is the way how your Stream is organized , Earlier Home,Profile,Photos,etc. were Static icons pinned at the top . But in the Latest update they have been moved to left in form of Dynamic Ribbons that allows us to drag apps up or down to create the order we would like and a new icon "more" where we can show or hide apps.

Google has also given a hint to add a next big feature in that very Ribbon , so Stay tuned for that too. 


Better Conversations View

Next comes the update on Google+ conversations which has been made better to engage users that includes An activity drawer that highlights the community around your content, conversation cards and full bleed photos which separates post accordingly by surrounding them in a Box .

New and Updated Hangouts Page 

Google+ Hangouts is one feature that Google has really looked very seriously into and develop it more and in a better way and taking a step forward with it there is a New Hangouts page introduced which would be mainly contain a list that would be updated as per your invitations from people in your circles, quick access to public events like live broadcast,on air hangouts and a billboard that would continue rotating as per the hangouts popularity .


New Explore page and Better Profile view

After this comes in a new explore page focused on showing what's interesting and trending across the network. Profile page view has also been enhanced by increasing the photos size and a new chat list that puts your friends front and center.