What is Google+
• Google+ is Google’s approach to social media or
you can say Google+ is a social networking site
• It was launched in mid 2011
• It is also the second largest social networking
site after facebook.
• Over 500 million active people all over the world
are on Google+.
• Facebook is the main competitor when we talk about Social
networking giants. It’s the daddy cool of all social networking
• Google+ may not be very popular but it is gaining popularity at
rapid growth and studies suggest that Google+ will overtake
facebook in about two years. Moreover, Google is known to
be best in what it does.
• But the biggest advantage that Google+ has is that its all in
one. With a little bit of learning, we realise that it does it does
not only do what facebook does. But has many other uses
that can be very useful to us.
• We will talk about all the great features that Google+ has in a
Google+ vs. Facebook
Getting started with Google+
• Register your user name at
• About page is very important. It affects
• The information on the Google+ account can be
used as an online resume and people hiring us
can see this information.
The concept of circles make Google+ public
and private at the same time.
People tab is where you find various people you can contact to and add them in their circles.
Because of this place many people just leave Google+.
The basic tools that will help you finding the people of your interest
is the discover tab and the search.
As you find any person you can add him or her into your circles.
To make a text appear bold when posting something we have to put text between asterisks and to
make a text italic, we have to put underscores(_).
While sharing a particular post we can select which circles can see that particular post.
You can simply add text
in Google+ by clicking
the circled button
More in Google+
You can even see who actually
made the post if it has been shared
a lot many times by clicking the
down arrow from the top right
corner of the post and the clicking
With the help of ripples you can add
the right people. If some particular
post interests you, you can see who
originally had made the post and
talk to him by adding him to your
Ripples in Google+
Google Hangouts is an instant messaging and video chat platform
developed by Google, which launched on May 15, 2013
The Google Hangouts
on air enables us to go
live with friends and
fans, for all the world to
Hangouts on air
•So if you have
something to say—as
an aspiring artist, a
global celebrity, or a
you can now go live in
front of a global
•You reach the world
by making videos
using hangouts and
are further added in
Hangouts on air
•With Google Drive, you can
store all your files in one
place, so you can access them
from anywhere and share them
•Share any file with your
•Access files others have
shared with you on Google
•Cloud storage helps us to
eliminate the use of flash
drives as we can put any data
on out Google Drive account
and share it with any person on
Google Drive and share files
larger than 25MB.
Google Drive is just like Dropbox with added functionalities like editing a particular file. You can add and
edit almost any kind of file and send it as an email to someone.
When you try sharing a particular file with anyone, you have to right click
on that particular file and select share. We can see that we can set
whether the viewer can edit the file or just comment or just be able to
view the file.
Google drive has a feature called
It is a feature that you don’t usually
need but when you need, you really
As the documents are constantly
being saved when you work with
Google drive. Lets say that we
made a major error and lost
everything and we cant get it back.
Revision history lets us save the
Revision history in Google drive