Getting to Know the Google+ Bar
In late 2011, Google introduced the Google+ bar. This gray bar (as shown in Figure 3-2) is at the top of all Google pages. If you are signed in to an active Google account, the contents of the bar change depending on the Google service you are using. On Google+, it displays the following:
+ Google+. Click on the Google+ logo (just the Google logo on other sites) to quickly navigate between different Google services.
+ Navigation icons. Five icons enable you to navigate the main sections of Google+: Home, Photos, Profile, Circles, and Games.
+ Search Google+. Typing a term into this text box searches for people and pages matching the search term.
+ Account. Click your name or account icon to access settings ...