Google+ Gets A Makeover, Focuses On Collections And CommunitiesBy cheatmaster 03:10 Thu, 29 Jul 2021 Comments
Google is rolling out an updated design for the web and mobile versions of Google+. Starting today, users on the web will be prompted to switch to the recent design if they wish.
The recent design is more than just rearranging things and making it simpler. Google had a bigger goal with this redesign, and that was to focus more on the Collections and Communities features of the service. Collections is, well, a collection of posts matching a certain interest, such as photography. Community is where people can form a community based around an interest for likeminded people to share and communicate in.
The features have been around forever but with the recent design Google is putting more focus on them by giving them a prime location in the recent side menu.
Google is also consolidating the design across platforms, as there was a quite a discrepancy in the way the service looked on desktop and on mobile. Following the website redesign rollout, Google will also be updating the Android and iOS apps with the same design.
The web redesign is now rolling out. Look out for the option to switch to the recent UI. You will be able to go back to the older design if you wish as the recent site doesn't have all the existing features.
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