Google+ App for iPhone and Android image processing functions extended

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Google+ App

Google has released an update for its Google+ app for Android and iPhone. It offers many new features and improves the usability of the application. Most of the changes relate to the handling of photos.

According to a blog post, Google has integrated a variety of image processing functions from the September 2012 acquired photo sharing app Snapseed. Users can rotate, crop photos now and well equipped with filters. There are also controls to adjust color, contrast and brightness. By simply touching between the original and the edited image back and forth to be changed in order to compare them both in Google+ app. Users who are looking for more editing options are download the Snapseed App, according to Google. You can easily download this app from Google+ app store.

In addition, users can now transmit their location to selected districts. “If you enable this option, then you can decide who sees your location to anywhere on Google,” writes Amar Gandhi, director of product management of Google+, in the blog entry.

The new version also shows users more information than its predecessor. Posts included in the index, for example, more text from the message itself and the comments. In addition, the Google+ app images in the preview now shows almost always full, rather than just a section. If a message contains multiple photos, users can scroll through the album by wiping motion.

Google wants to have improved the clarity of the fact that users can now specify how many messages appear from their communities in their stream. In addition, Google+ app, mobile apps can invite people to your community or share content.

There are also changes in the Google+ profiles. Members of the social network can now use animated GIF files as your profile picture. The animations are only shown on the profile page and not in addition to the contributions of other users in the newsfeed.