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    Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    It appears that Google+ Local is allowing links and other formatting including paragraphs and bold text to appear in Google+ Local descriptions. When Google+ Local first came out, all formatting options were displaying but soon Google removed the ability to format the descriptions. This is a great feature to Google+ Local but it can easily be spammed out with links... Read more »
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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    Thanks Alex,

    Google let us know a couple days ago that the G+ description formatting problem was finally fixed, but I didn't get a chance to post about it. I had planned to check some listings to confirm it was working and didn't get time. So good to hear confirmation that you noticed it!
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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    Yeah, I can confirm that the links and formatting are showing again.

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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    I'm really glad they fixed this feature, I just hope they have some sort of check-system in place against people adding 50 comma separated links in their description (I have already seen it)

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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    Well my fears are a reality. Below is the description from a local page I just found.

    Name:  plus.jpg
Views: 119
Size:  68.9 KB

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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    Whoa can you say: "Here's how you turn your G+ description into a monster home page type description." Oh and KW/Geo stuff your title too!
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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    After further inspection, it appears to be a copy of the businesses entire home page

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    Re: Links and formatting appearing in Google+ Local descriptions

    Just because you can, doesn't mean you should...

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