Google is making one of the most talked-about features of Google+, its Hangouts videoconferencing service, easier to find and use.
Now users can launch a Hangout directly from a Google+ post, starting a conversation with the person who posted the item.
"Certain posts act as kindling for face-to-face interaction," Google Senior Vice President Vic Gundotra wrote in a blog post announcing the new features.
So if a friend mentions taking a new job or a sibling announces their engagement on the social network, users can quickly launch a video chat to offer congratulations.
Google is also adding the … Read more