Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 12 Apr 2016 5:55 pm
Communities on Google+ will now be able to take a stronger stand against spam thanks to a new content controls setting. Rolling out to existing Communities now, the new setting will allow for more aggressive content filtering to keep spam to a minimum.
From Google Product Manager Frank Rodriguez:
Now we can be more aggressive in identifying inappropriate posts in a Community. When this...
Some changes are coming to Google Play Games this year, and they'll affect both users and developers. As announced on the Android Developer Blog, the changes are intended "to reduce sign-in friction and unnecessary permission requests for players by moving the Games APIs to a new model."
Here's the deal:
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 1 Sep 2015 4:46 pm
Following the announcement of its new logo, Google has started updating the logos and icons of several of its apps. On the web, several of Google's services now feature a capital sans-serif G where there was previously a lower-case serif g. Likewise, updates have started trickling out to the company's Android apps to reflect the change as well.
Here's some fodder for the "Google+ is dead" crowd. We've used two models of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 that don't have Google's own social networking app installed by default. (And that's saying something given all the crapware that's on Verizon's model.)
Google has begun walking back Google+ integration of late, first splitting out Photos and later saying it'd no longer be a requirement for...