by Alex Biersch
Google+ also has features that are great to keep in touch with friends and colleagues.
This feature allows you to have video hangouts online with up to nine of your friends. As a student, you could use it to have a group study session or just to catch up with friends around the world. You can also view live “Hangouts on Air” hosted by different groups and even businesses. This is an advantage for students looking to learn about certain businesses.
Similar to a newsfeed, your stream contains your most recent and important posts from connections you have made. With stream, you can filter what is shown to include different information from each circle you have created. Your stream can even include video embeds, larger photos and GIFs!