G+ Android app update


G+ Android app update

Hey folks, over the next several days, we’ll be enabling a brand new version of the G+ Android app. Though it very closely resembles the current app, this new version is the culmination of a complete rewrite of many core features using Google’s latest Android app infrastructure which will allow our Android team to build new features on a modern tech stack.

During the rewrite, we were able to build in some subtle updates. For instance, stream rendering and scrolling have been improved, the photo lightbox has been redesigned, comment options slide up from a bottom sheet, and grey-spammed comments are now viewable by post authors.

Since this is a rewrite, there are a few known issues that we’re working through. For instance, leaving a comment on a post causes a full refresh of the post to include your comment. Take it for a spin if you get the chance, and we hope you don’t mind the dust.

4 thoughts on “G+ Android app update

  1. Hey there! Just a quick thing, for the LinkedIn connection it seems to truncate after x characters however LinkedIn can support much much more. Can this be updated to reflect this?

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  2. Hey there! Just a quick thing, for the LinkedIn connection it seems to truncate after x characters however LinkedIn can support much much more. Can this be updated to reflect this?

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