Share Web Pages and Check Google+ Notifications from Anywhere on Chrome [Official Extensions]

Google just rolled out two new Google+ features that integrate with most popular Google products – YouTube and Chrome. On opening Google+, you will notice a YouTube option at the top right which lets you instantly search and play your favorite videos by selecting them from a list of related videos, shown in a new pop-up window. You can also +1 any video or share it with your circles on Google+ in a few clicks.

Google has also released a new Google+ extension “Google+ Notifications” for Chrome that is just a clone of the popular G+ extension Surplus, but is an official one. When signed in, it lets you view notifications of Google+ activity from anywhere on the web on Chrome. The extension icons turns red whenever there is a new unread notification which can be simply viewed by clicking on its button.

Google+ Notifications_chrome

You can reply to a comment, +1 a post or comment from within the Google+ Notifications drop-down menu but you cant share a post using it unlike Surplus. Now you can quickly check notifications while browsing the web and without opening Google+.

– Google+ Notifications Chrome Extension

>> If you’re an IE user, then just install the new version of Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer which includes these same sharing and notification features.

Google +1 Button: +1 any page on the web, then share it with your circles.

Alongside, they have improved the official Google +1 Button chrome extension by adding the Share feature to it. Now you can +1 any webpage or share it on Google+ in Chrome directly from any webpage. It also shows the +1 counts for a particular webpage and one can also Undo +1 using the same button.

Google +1 Button_share-webpage

– Google +1 Button Chrome Extension

via [Google Blog]


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

1 Response

  1. Rishi says:

    Its more towards integrating their products although it will allow google plus users to leverage the power of youtube.

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