After Orkut Google brings another social networking site Google+ to compete with Facebook. Currently Google Plus is in testing mode and accessible only by invites. In 2008 Facebook shows a tremendous growth and left Orkut far behind. Now to Google is back with complete fresh ideas with Google Plus leaving behind the failure of Google Buzz and Google Wave.
Some Fresh Features of Google+
“Hangout” is a kind of group video chat. where you can find all people who are free and ready to interact with each other. It have and advantage of audio and video call over Facebook.
“Circles” is just like groups feature where you can share your photograph and post to certain selective people. It helps to “share just the right things with just the right people.”
“+Mobile” feature allows users to upload photos from any mobile device. “While you’re snapping pictures, and with your permission, Google+ adds your photos to a private album in the cloud. This way they’re always available across your devices-ready to share as you see fit,” says Google.
“Sparks” works like twitter. It will deliver a “feed of highly contagious content from across the Internet. On any topic you want, in over 40 languages,” says Google. Users can add their interests, and they will “always have something to watch, read and share — with just the right circle of friends,” claims Google.
“Huddle” is a real-time, group-messaging feature which helps coordinate with friends and family to catch up with everyone’s ever-changing plans. “Phone calls and text messages can work in a pinch, but they’re not quite right for getting the gang together,” says Google.
“Google+ Data Liberation” Feature lets you save a backup of your photos, profile information, contacts, circles, stream posts and Buzz posts to your computer which you can use to restore your account anytime.
“Status Editing” unlike Facebook, Google+ allows users to edit their status.