Google+ adds video status update feature

Google added video status update feature

Google+ added a new feature which allows users to record and share videos direct via webcam.

Google added video status update featureGoogle+ has added another nice feature. Now users can recored a new video and then post it directly on the Google+ to share with friends. All they need a webcam to use this feature. Click on add video just below the share box and click on “Record video”.

“Google+ has long been the place to share and interact with video — Whether it’s using Hangouts with your friends or watching YouTube videos. Today we’re making video a bit more fun by letting you record and share videos of yourself using your webcam,” Google’s Shana Gitnick, who works on the Google+ Photos team, wrote.

“To get started, click the video icon in the share box and choose Record Video. Once you’ve authorized Flash to access your camera, you can start recording. And once you’re done, the video appears as an attachment to your post — ready to share with your circles,” she explained.

This new feature is simple in use. now users do not need to upload their videos on YouTube before sharing to friends. They can deirectly record videos on Google+ and then share. All these recorded videos will be hosted on Picasa server which had added video support few months back.

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