Google+ Launches “What’s Hot” Volume Slider

Scott Zuccarino from Google has just posted about a new feature on Google+ that lets you “control how many ‘What’s hot’ posts appear in your main stream on Google+”.  The What’s hot post is a post that shows you what’s being shared like crazy around the world — which is why some people may not want to see it too often in their news feed.  It’s a smart way of blending news at large with personal news, which seems to be Google’s positioning of Google+ in general.

The feature will look like a volume slider and will be rolling out in the next few days.  It will be very similar to the existing volume sliders that let you control the blend of feed information from your various circles.  It was just a hop step to use this feature to also blend in the amount of “What’s Hot” information streaming in, too.  Check out Scott’s post over on Google+.

Take a look at more information about “What’s Hot” in the video below.

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