Google announced on Thursday on Google+ that users of its social network can now utilize a new search filter. Now, search queries can be filtered so that they display photo only posts — nothing about Google+ Hangouts, communities, events, or status update-like posts, just photos. Back in 2011, Google’s social head Vic Gundotra said during the Web 2.0 Summit that there were over 3.4 billion photos shared on Google+ within 100 days. Photographers seem to enjoy using the service since it’s much more social than what they’ve come to expect from Flickr. Additionally, Google has made it easier to post photos, with auto-uploading capabilities with its mobile apps and also importing through Google Drive.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.