Thursday, November 10, 2011

How to add Google + tab to facebook page

Did you know that you can automatically import Google+ public stream into a Facebook page? There is an application known as Google Plus Tab for Pagesthat does just that. The app can easily take any Google+ public stream and feed it into a tab on your Facebook page. Here’s how to do that:

A) Installing the app

  1. Go to Google Plus Tab for Pages app page (opens in a new tab/window).
    google plus tab for pages app
  2. At the top of the page you’ll notice a blue Go to App button.  Clicking that button will take you to Request Permission dialog page. Click Allow to permit Google+ to access your Facebook basic information.
    add to page
  3. Next click the Add Google + to your page. Then choose the Facebook page you want to add the tab to from the dropdown facebook page
  4. Next click the Add Google Plus Tab for Pages button to confirm you want to add the application to the chosen Facebook page. Clicking the button will take you to the page, however you won’t see the tab just yet.

b) Configuring the app settings

  1. Click on Edit Info link under the title of your Facebook page.
  2. Click on Apps on the left sidebar to go to apps page.
    apps page
  3. Scroll down the page and look for Google Plus Tab for Pages app. Click the Go to App link once you get there. 
    google+ tab for pages admin settings
  4. Under Admin Settings, select the page you want to add the app to, enter your (or anyone else’s) Google+ profile ID,  enter the number of Google+ updates you want to appear in the tab at any one time, and lastly clickChange to save the settings.
  5. Now go back to view your page and you should now see the newly added Google+ tab. 
    google plus tab in facebook sidebar
  6. Click the tab to view your Google+ public stream. Note: Only Google+’s public stream will show up in the tab.
  7. Enjoy!

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