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Google News: Alphabet Is Beefing-up Google Plus, Why You Should Consider Using It Now

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Google has revamped its social networking site Google Plus with a faster and simpler website focused more on the shared interests of the users.

The core change of the new redesigned Google Plus is the far more simpler website which puts Communities and Collections in the forefront according to Huffington Post. ?Communities enable groups of people with shared interests to hang out and Collections is a feature that allows sharing of pictures and videos on a common topic on a scrapbook like platform. Communities is very popular feature and gets almost 1.2 millions joins per day. Collections which was launched just months ago seems to growing faster as well.

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The new Google Plus is also very mobile friendly and barely takes time to load. The new application page has improved loading speed a quality called ?latency? from 12 seconds it took earlier to mere 3 seconds. Google has now reduced the total weight of page which was 22 megabytes previously to just 337 kilobytes. It has drastically improved the speed of opening the Google Plus web page and also likely to reduce the data consumed.

Google Plus also makes it easier to post, search, connect and keep up with great content in a fully redesigned home stream said Luke Wroblewski in a post he shared on Google +.?Creating great products that solve real needs and make life easier for people is something Google is always striving for said the company in their official blogspot.

Google Plus was launched back in 2011 as a social media platform similar to Facebook what failed to take off. Google has now changed its strategy and pushes Google+ as a platform that focuses on shared interests of users. ?The company said it visited the homes of people using its service for their feedback and suggestions according to Financial Times.

To opt into new Google Plus by signing in and clicking on Let?s go when prompted. Google Plus will also roll out its updated apps for Android and iOS in coming days.

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