How to use Google Plus


In this article, I am going to discuss about How to use Google Plus. Google recently launced its social networking site called Google Plus. Google plus is totally new concept and it has several new features when compared to other social networking websites. How to create a profile and how to use Google Plus is discussed in the article.

In this article, I am going to discuss about How to use Google Plus. Google recetnly launced its social networking site called Google Plus. Google Plus is totally new concept and it has several new features when compared to other social networking websites. How to create a profile and how to use Google Plus is discussed in the article.

How to setup Google Plus profile ?


Before getting Google Plus profile, you have to fill your Google profile. Google Plus works only with Google accounts that have an active Google profile. If you don't have Google profile click, create a Google profile account.

If you are using a Yahoo or Windows Live account to sign up for a Google account, you can use it for Google Plus profile, you have to keep in mind that you should create your Google Profile first. Google apps account cann't be used to set up Google Plus profile. Only regular Gmail accounts are supported for creating Google Plus profile. Once you created a Google Profile, you can request for a Google Plus account from Google. Google+ is invite-only right now. You can request here . Once you got email from Google Plus, you can click on the email. When you click the invitation link sent to your email address, you will be taken to Google Plus where you have to sign in with your Google account. Now you have to edit your Google Plus profile.

How Google Plus works ?


Everything in Google plus works through Circles . A Circle is an identifier for the network you create and it is visible to you only. Users can create as many circles as they want, and add friends to one or more circles that you have created. The circles which were created by users are visible to them only. No can can see other's circle.

On the right pane of your Google Plus page, you will notice that all the circles are listed one after another. If you click on the name of a circle, you can see the filtered life stream, containing updates from people who have been added to that particular circle. with this feature you can know what is happening in your particular group.

On the top right corner of Google Plus profile, you can notice a notifications button. This will continuly monitor your Google Plus activity and alert users whenever someone comments in a post you commented earlier or someone replies to your status update. You can see a brief preview of your friends who are participating in a discussion within your circle. The good thing in Google Plus is anyone who wants to tag you in a photo will have to obtain your prior permission.

On the bottom of right pane you can find chat widget, where you can click the name of a person and you can send him an instant message. There is a option called "Email' placed right below the profile photo of your Google Plus friend, with that option, you can send a private message directly to his email inbox. For all Google Plus activity, users will receive an email notifications to the email address which is used to sign up for Google Plus. you can customize the individual notifications.
Chat in Google Plus

If you want to follow a celebrity on Google Plus(like you follow on twitter), simply search for his name on the search box and add him to a circle you have created. You can name the circle as you want, this circle is visible only to you.

Since it is not yet released for all Google users, we can expect many new features when it is ready.


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Comments

Author: Sundarm Govindarajan21 Aug 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

Nice presentation



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