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Google Plus First Look: a tip-packed, comprehensive look at Google+ by Ralph Roberts

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Uploading and captioning videos

You can upload a video inside the post textbox by clicking on the little video player icon (box with a red arrow in it) but, as noted above, video takes a loooong time for uploading and encoding. It is far more convenient to upload it to your Photos area first and then share as a post.

Uploading directly to Plus

Let's look at that process. First, click on the Photos icon in the gray bar at the top of the Plus screen, and then click on Your albums in the left column of the resulting screen.

You get the Upload and share photos dialog box. Click on the blue Select photos from your computer button and the File Upload dialog appears as follows. I shot a video of the horses, Blaze and Penny and now choose and upload it. ...

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