Google+ is getting a Pinterest-style facelift.
Google’s social network is adding Pinterest-like collections to its platform, the company announced Monday. Collections allow Google+ users to group similar posts into topic-based sections, which appear in the new “collections” tab on Google+ profiles.
“Every collection is a focused set of posts on a particular topic, providing an easy way for you to organize all the things you’re into,” Google’s Dmitry Shapiro wrote in a post on Google+. “Each collection can be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people.”
Like Pinterest, users can also follow collections they like for updates in their main home stream. The feature is available on the web and Google+ Android app now, and will roll out to the iOS app “later.”… see more