Google’s new photo guidelines: Improved user experience and greater branding controlRecently Google updated their photo guidelines and layout in their Google+ pages. The upgrade greatly improves the user experience and helps a business brand themselves in a fuller, more impactful way through the web. Essentially Google has divided their photos into different categories for easier management, but the division also allows a business owner to better convey to Google the photos they prefer to be associated with their business across the web. The categories are now broken down as follows: Identity photos – These are the principle photos a business wishes to be identified with and are subdivided into the following categories:
- Profile: A showcase photo
- Logo: The logo for the business
- Cover: This is a large format photo that appears as the main photo in the Google+ page on the web.