Now when someone visits your Google+ profile or page on the desktop, they’ll see your entire cover photo across the top (vs. just a small section). And importantly: there’s still lots of room for your content underneath.
Cover photos remain 16x9 (up to 2120px by 1192px), so no action is required to enjoy the new experience. The update is rolling out today, so give it a look, and let us know what you think.
P.S: The image behind your profile name is actually a “blurred” version of your cover photo. Check out the examples attached, then explore the possibilities!
- The most popular social networking site for tweens? YouTube, used by 45% of girls age 6 to 12 in one survey.
- 38% of kids between 8 and 12 use Facebook. 35% think of it as a site for parents, not kids.
- 44% of girls surveyed between the ages of 8 and 12 use Instagram, and 23% say it’s their favorite app.
Useful for those of us keen to reach this emerging market.
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- University of California, Irvine
- Pearson EducationBusiness Technology Author, 2008 - presentAuthor of numerous books on business technology, including two on Google+.
- Oracle CorporationSenior Project Manager, 2005 - 2008
- PeopleSoftGlobal Communications Manager, 1998 - 2005