Google+ Rolls Out Profile and Page Improvements

By Devon Glenn 

Google+ has improved the look and functionality of its personal profiles and business pages based on user feedback, the company announced today. Here’s what’s new:

Cover Photos

The cover section will be able to accommodate pictures up to 2120 px by 1192 px (they will show up 16 x 9 when fully expanded).

“This way more images can be used as cover photos,” explained Google’s Sarah McKinley in a blog post, “and there‚Äôs more room for your selection to shine.”

About Tab

To make it easier to update user profiles, each section of the “About” tab will now have its own edit link. The sections will appear on cards like “story,” “places,” and “links.”

Local Reviews

There will also be a new tab for displaying local reviews, which users can hide if they don’t want them on their profiles.