Remember the times when newbie social networking platform,
Google+, was criticised for not allowing users to
Not anymore, it seems, as the search giant announced that its
Facebook rival in the making, is going to roll out an array of
updates and one of them will be allowing users to have
According to the head of engineering, Vic Gundotra, Google Docs
will be integrated as will Google search and users will be able to
link their App accounts with their Plus profiles.
He also said that high on the company's agenda was to once again
allow using pseudonyms, as prohibiting those in the past did
nothing more but anger users.
However, it is worth pointing out that no particular time frames
were given and according to the firm, users who registered with
fake names would still have to deal with accounts with limited
The Electronic Frontiers Foundation, a campaign
group, issued a statement saying:
"Though it is not yet clear what those features will look
like, we are cautiously optimistic that Google+ will do the right
thing to ensure that all of its users feel free to express
themselves on the site."
A handsome 40m people have signed up for an
account via the social networking platform and needless to say, the
number is growing.