Google+ social network site is nearing two weeks since its premiere launch, and a multitude of things have changed since its inception. Web user reaction to the service has prompted Facebook to announce its plans for a slew of new features to hold off the new kid in town.
Despite the predictions, and assumptions and its initial launching, the buzz continues to flow on the web over its success and demise, as the question on everyone’s lips is: Who will be the Torch Bearer of the Social Network Race.
Facebook spanked Google+ with its announcement of jaw breaking video chat application and that application is going well according to Facebook sources , however the Google+ market is rising rapidly and its stock holders are celebrating Christmas in July ! .
However, if Google+ plans on leave Facebook in its dusty trails, and attract Facebook users over to its side, it needs to produce and introduce some more unique features to its already sleek interface.
Developers have not wasted any time in seizing the opportunity to create and come up with some pretty nifty extensions for their preferred network.
They’ve been working diligently down in the Google labs and they’ve already emerged with some pretty good features and several extensions for Google Chrome which make the use of Google+ not only more user friendly but also fun to spend time on utilizing its many features.
STG has gone on a G+ Quest and has discovered some unique extensions for users of Google+ which will make your G+ Social networking experience even more enjoyable !
1. Google+ Css tricks
It fixes the black navigation bar on the top so that users don’t need to go to top again in order to access the navigation tool bar again. It puts the search bar on the top so it is easy to use the search bar with the help of the mouse. It saves the space while using the Google calendar and Google maps and provides a good look of web page in g chrome browser.
2. Google+ Everywhere
Another stunning extension for the Google + is, Google EveryWhere which not only shows any recent notification related to the Google + profile but it will also ads that Google + navigation bar to every site where users visit.
3. Google+ Facebook
This extension integrates G+ users to Facebook, G + Users can see the Facebook stream in the Google + with their profiles with the help of this extension.
After installing this extension G+ users can see that Facebook icon is placed to the left of the home icon and users can also share their thoughts with the help of this extension but it will show as via Google +.
This extension is developed by Cross Rider frame work, which helps to create a framework extension and try to connect all three browsers (Google Chrome, FireFox, and Internet Explorer) to each other via this framework.
4. Google + Twitter
This extension allows users to integrate fully functionally to the twitter users need to login with their twitter account and they will be able to access their twitter account on their Google + profile. With the help of these extensions users not only can tweet, but they are able to shorten the url’s through bit.ly they can share pictures videos, current location and many more.
5. Side Speech ++
This extension enables users to find out the Google+ Profiles of the people who’s name appears on the pages where users usually visits not only it shows their profiles but it also extracts some basic information of those people which help users to find out their friends and relatives.
6. +Photo Zoom
+Photo zoom simply allows users to zoom their pictures in a simple and rapid way to their Google + stream, to use this extension users have to hover on the image and +photo zoom will produce and load enlarge version of that picture in a Google + stream.
7. +Comment Toggle
+Comment Toggle enables users to hide comments if they don’t want them to be displayed on their profiles in order to maintain Google + minimalist design and interface. It generally hides the comment and when users wish to view it they can simply toggle the arrow button displayed to the far right.
8. Extended Share for Google+
As Vic Gundotra was quoted as saying on the launch of Google+ “sharing will become easy”, and to prove it there is another useful extension available which will allow users to share their stuff quickly on Facebook, twitter, and Linkdin. It provides a link share near the share button when users click on it a message window will pop up where users can share their stuff.
9. SurPlus Extension
SurPlus Extnesion enables users to post and respond their stuff with in the popup it allows users to see desktop notifications, notification sounds and provide facility so that users can switch between multiple Google accounts.
If you know of any extensions which will enhance Google+ , please drop a link and we will add it to this post as newer extensions are sure to surface henceforth .