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Google+ Update: Verification Badges for Profiles

Google+ Update: Verification Badges for Profiles

Google announced today that they are rolling out profile verification badges for celebrities and public figures as well as people who have been added to lots of circles. I saw the post from +Chris Messina. The “check mark” appears on the profile page; it does not show up in the mouseover window. … Read entire article »

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How To Create A Google+ Branded Profile Picture

How To Create A Google+ Branded Profile Picture

If you want to advertise your Google+ presence on other sites — whether it’s a sidebar in your blog or your avatar on Facebook — Turhan Aydin has made it easy! He has two profile image options in his tool; all you have to do is select the image you want to brand. Aydin, a web developer in Bulgaria,  announced his image tool on 2 July 2011. What appears to be a copy-cat tool, gpluspic.com (stats), … Read entire article »

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Google+ Profiles : Shorter URLs

Google+ Profiles : Shorter URLs

Let’s face it, Google+ URLs are just plain ugly. Only an engineer could love them! Google doesn’t even make it easy to use its own URL shortener, goo.gl. Stepping in to fill the gap, someone has registered gplus.to (there was a similar service for Facebook, back in the day). To use the service, you need to know your profile ID: that’s the long number in your URL string, immediately after plus.google.com/ Go to gplus.to and input your chosen … Read entire article »

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