Google+ Adds Fun Photo Caption Feature, Auto-complete Hashtags
The Google+ team has added a fun new feature to photos -- the ability to add text within pictures.
Take this picture I snagged at CES last week. Before sharing it on Google+, I click Add text:
See here the options to add text above, in the middle of or below the picture:
Then I choose the text typeface. You can also write something in the post's text box above the picture:
And voila, I share the photo with my stream:
Google will be checking for funny, ha-ha examples at the hash tags #funwithphotos and #googleplusupdate.
Speaking of hashtags, Googler and hashtag creator Chris Messina said Google has rolled out an auto-complete feature for those fun symbols that help tag posts into groups.
Start typing a hashtag in a post or comment and Google+ will present a list of hashtags you might be looking for. Here's how it works:
This should be a super time saver for folks, not unlike how search auto-complete and Google Instant are for Google's search results.