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Week in Review - November 7, 2015: YouTube VR, new GMB forum,

What’s new this week? The YouTube Android app now supports Virtual Reality video, Google My Business moved to a new help forum, and Inbox by Email will write responses to your emails. Plus the Plus for Google+ extension adds back Google+ Photos to the Google+ menu, AdSense launches a new site, and there are tips for Hangouts, Blogger and more!


  • New! YouTube Partners: YouTube Red estimated earnings are now available in YouTube Analytics (Ted Hamilton)
  • New! YouTube now supports Virtual Reality video - a step beyond ‎360° Video - and you can use Google Cardboard to view any video (even your own!) on your Android phone (YouTube)
  • New! Enhance those videos you took on Halloween with spooky filters and music in the YouTube app (YouTube Creators)
  • Tip: Have you optimized your YouTube videos? It's not just for marketers! (Jim Yu and Search Engine Land)


  • Tip: Are your posts to Google+ Communities marked as spam and only visible to you? You may be able to recover (John Skeats)
  • Tip: Use Google+ as a community for your business with Google Apps For Work (Google for Work)

Google My Business


  • Update: Miss the link to Google Photos and Google+ Photos in the Google+ Menu? The Plus for Google+ Chrome extension adds back those links, and more (Olivier Jobert)
  • Update: Snapseed for iOS update with new features (Niels Bendig)


  • Tip Add a Pinterest "Pin it" icon to your Blogger blog's photos (Nitecruzr)
  • Tip Have a website or blog? Work hard to create original content, build an audience and keep your site compliant with the AdSense Program Policies - once you have done that, AdSense makes it easy to earn from your passions! (Inside AdSense)



  • Tip Looking for help with Google Hangouts? Start with this FAQ in the official Hangouts help forum! (David King)


Nexus and Android

  • That cheap USB-C cable you bought might not work, and could hurt your hardware (Benson Leung)

Updated March 2019 to remove links to Google+


  1. Look. Forward each week to your updates. Many thanks

  2. Look. Forward each week to your updates. Many thanks


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