Google Drive is getting an Activity Stream to track file changes

Posted Jan 15, 2014

Google Drive announced a new feature makes it easier for users to see changes in shared documents. The feature is called Activity Stream and it will be rolled out to everyone in the next week. When you click the “information” button, you will see the activity stream appear. The stream shows edits, comments, uploads, file name changes, etc. to documents that are shared with you. There is an option to select specific files or folders to track in the Activity Stream. Google Drive competitor Dropbox has a similar feature.