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Gmail now makes it easier to send Google+ Auto Backup photos

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Google has added a feature on Gmail that makes it easier for people that back up photos from their smartphone and tablets on Google+ to share through e-mail. You can insert pictures and photos directly into e-mail, resize them with the message, and share them with friends and family. You would need to grab the photos that are pulled through the Auto Backup feature on Google+.
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April Fools’ Day: Google+ adds David Hasselhoff to your selfies

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The Google+ social network is known for a signature feature called Google+ Auto Awesome, which enhances photos that are uploaded. The April Fools’ Day joke that Google+ used today is that David Hasselhoff can be added to your selfies. Check out some examples below:
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Google updates Hangouts app for iOS with video messages and stickers

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Google has announced version 2.0 of the Hangouts app for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch media players. Hangouts has been updated with a new user interface that is optimized for the larger iPad screens.
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President Obama is doing a national Google+ Hangout on Jan. 31st

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On January 31st, President Obama will be taking questions from people around the world as part of the first “Presidential Hangout Road Trip” on Google+ Hangouts. This will be three days after President Obama addresses Congress.

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Gmail will allow you to e-mail Google+ users without knowing their e-mail address

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Google has added a new controversial feature to Google+, which has privacy advocates concerned. Google+ and Gmail are becoming even more integrated because there is now a feature that auto-suggests Google+ contacts when Gmail users are typing in the names of e-mail recipients. This means that you can e-mail Google+ contacts without knowing their e-mail address and vice-versa. This feature will be rolling out in the next few days.
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Google+ Auto Backup lets you automatically backup photos from Mac and Windows

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Google has updated Picasa with a new feature called Google+ Auto Backup. Google+ Auto Backup lets you automatically back-up photos and videos from a directory that the user selects to connect to your Google+ account.

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Google+ on Android can turn your photos into snow globes


Google+ has added a new effect to photos as part of a new Auto Awesome effect. The feature adds animated snowflakes to any of your photos that have snow in them just in time for the holiday season. When you install the update on Google+ on Android, you can simply shake the device to add falling snow to any image. Above is a video of how it works.
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Google Inc (GOOG) sets up new ad product through Google+

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has created a product that lets the Google+ social network create ads. The ads are not run through the Google+ social network though. The “+Post” ads will appear in the Google Display Network, which has around 2 million websites in the network. The ads will look like organic Google+ posts. These ads will not contain recommendations, but will contain public posts from Google+ users.

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