“I just don’t like Google+ It’s confusing”
“It seems like a random collection of apps that don’t really work well together”
“It does what other social networks do but not as well as they do it”
“I don’t like the circles thing – I just want to follow people by clicking a button”
Just some of the comments that we have heard in the past about Google’s much-maligned social network Google+. We can’t have been the only ones hearing this though because back in November Google carried out a major overhaul of Google+ and they have addressed (most) of the issues raised above.
Major changes to Google+
The introduction of a new post “action button”. This hovers in
the bottom right of your screen on the desktop version and
is a quick way to start creating a new post.
Removal of certain photo editing capabilities – Google photos is now a standalone app and not part of G+ though you can still share photos that you upload to Google Photos on G+ easily.
Interestingly, when you create a location in My Business, a much slimmed down version of
What do you think about the new Google+? Are the changes for the better?