So, finally Google+ has revamped its look and feel, focusing more on the visibilty factor. They have made approximately 8 changes this time but the one that I like the most is the profile picture and cover photo feature which is quite similar to Facebook. I am not going to delve into other changes as they still don’t quite make the cut! Google+ still comes across as a very passive community when it comes to the Indian social media markets. Google+ has the second largest user base in India. Google+ has achieved this figure because of a higher number of Gmail users in India. If you have a Gmail Id you kinda automatically get a Google+ account.
Here’s more on the change that I am going to emphasize. Now you can either go with one cover photo or 5 header images or scrapbook photos. I like the cover photo better. The profile picture is also nice and big. Here are the dimensions.
Cover Photo :940 pixels X 180 pixels.
Profile picture: 250 pixels X 250 pixels.
5 Header Images: 110 X 110 pixels each.
Here’s how you change it:
1. Click on Profile tab on the left hand side and then click on ‘Edit Profile’.
2. Hover your mouse over to the existing header images and click on it. You will get 2 options.
3. Insert your images and you are all set.
Here’s how Toyota has used a cover photo on the Google+ page.
And The Avengers have decided to go with their 5 superheroes in the form of header images.
While all this is happening I don’t understand why Google+ tried doing something very similar to Facebook. Has Google+ failed socially?