Google+ Security Settings Vs Facebook: What's new?

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Bangalore, Jul 14: Even during the field trial stage, the Facebook-Killer Google Plus is expanding very fast and social networking addicts around the globe are trying their level best to get in to the new world. Unlike the Facebook, Google+ managed to critics' appraisal for its improved privacy settings.

Google officials said that they are working on various bugs in order to improve the product before it launches publicly. While Google is reportedly asking for feedback from users, it seems like they are working on these feedbacks. Various Google+ users have reported the need of a secure privacy settings to hide personal informations from strangers. Now, Google made changes to privacy settings on Google Plus. Know more about Google Plus.

According to media reports, Google has implemented new privacy and security measures to its new social networking platform, a move to beat Facebook's much criticized security flaws. According to new changes, Google+ users can hide their gender information.

"Having gender information makes Google+ more conversational," stated Google profiles product manager France Haugen. "If you decide to make your gender private, we'll use gender-neutral language to describe you whenever someone else doesn't have permission to see your gender."

Another change help users to hide their Circles and list of followers or the members who added the user into their Circle. Google co-founder Larry Page, who is the second topper in Google+ followers list, made this change to his profile and disappeared from the followers list.

Moreover, the alleged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg account, which tops the followers list with more than 184,842 followers, also tested this security changes and vanished form the list. But, later he came back and sat above Google founders and other Google engineers!

Earlier a Google official said that Google+ will soon get a address book uploader that allows users to upload their contacts in the standard CSV or vCard formats.

"One of the most flexible tools is an address book uploader, and I wanted to share the good news that it will be rolling out to everyone over the next few days." said Rohit Khare, Google product manager.

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