In many ways, Google+ is the ugly duckling of the social media world. We think Google+ gets a bad rap. The platform’s current integration with Gmail and YouTube and potential for more of those types of unions in the future makes it a real social media powerhouse. While those integrations initially raised concerns and were a real cause for complaint, Google’s focus on expanding its social services and interactive abilities make the platform different and more innovative than others. Here are 6 things you didn’t know Google+ could do.
1. Format your posts.
Ever wanted to emphasize something in a status update? Most platforms leave you with asterisks as the only option, except Google+. You can bold, italicize and even strikethrough entire words or phrases with quick and easy coding.