Guide to Formatting Google+ Posts [INFOGRAPHIC]



Guide to Formatting Google+ Posts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Guide to Formatting Google+ Posts [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Social Network Google+ does something all other other social media platforms don't - you can format your posts to include style. The following infographic provides some direction on how to do perform some basic formatting to help your posts stand out.

Guide to Formatting Google+ Posts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Summary of Google+ Formatting

Bold

In order to make any word(s) appear bold, enclose them with * like this: I want to make *these words* bold.

Italic

In order to make any word(s) appear italicised, enclose them with _ like this: I want to make _these words_ italic.

Strikethrough

In order to make any word(s) appear as strikethrough, enclose them with - like this: I want to make -these words- strikethrough.

Combination

You can combine multiple formatting options like this: I want to make -*these words*- bold and italic.

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