Google+ iOS App Updated to Include Hangouts, Messenger
Google has provided an update to the iOS version of its Google+ application. The new version brings with it many of the improvements recently added to the Android version, including support for video-based Hangouts; the renamed Messenger; improved +mentions support; and the ability to +1 comments that have been made on posts. With the latest version of Google+, users can set customize notifications, share photos within the group messaging feature, and share posts with a single user. The updated Google+ application is a free download from the App Store.
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