Photos: Inside Google+ - how to use Circles, Hangouts, Sparks and more

Photos: Inside Google+ - how to use Circles, Hangouts, Sparks and more

Summary: Take a tour of the Google+ private beta - Mark Zuckerberg already has...


 |  Image 12 of 18

  • Thumbnail 1
  • Thumbnail 2
  • Thumbnail 3
  • Thumbnail 4
  • Thumbnail 5
  • Thumbnail 6
  • Thumbnail 7
  • Thumbnail 8
  • Thumbnail 9
  • Thumbnail 10
  • Thumbnail 11
  • Thumbnail 12
  • Thumbnail 13
  • Thumbnail 14
  • Thumbnail 15
  • Thumbnail 16
  • Thumbnail 17
  • Thumbnail 18
  • Google+ share link

    Sharing content is the lifeblood of any social network.

    Here's the view a Google+ user gets, with options to share links, photos, videos and location. Google+ differs from Facebook with its Circles layer, meaning you must specify who exactly you are sharing a post with. The system defaults to the last combination of people or Circles you shared with to save time, or you can add different people or Circles.

    Image: Google/Natasha Lomas/

  • Google+ photo tagging

    Here's Google+'s photo viewer and photo-tagging feature in action.

    Image: Google/Natasha Lomas/

  • Google+ default settings

    New Google+ users will quickly find themselves bombarded with notification emails, or SMS if they add a mobile number, such as when another user adds them to a Circle or comments on one of their posts. The deluge comes because the settings check every notification option apart from geolocation by default.

    Image: Google/Natasha Lomas/

Topics: Apps, Software Development

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories


Log in or register to start the discussion