Google+ has a hidden feature that lets people who start a hangout evict others from the video-chat feature, raising the prospect that Google's social network will get better moderation tools.
Programmer Mohamed Mansour, of hangout eviction feature to light late last night.fame, brought the
"The Google+ Hangout DOM [document object model] has an invisible kick button (just remove its visibility style) and when you click on it, you will see a nice kick bar!," Mansour said in a Google+ post.
The feature is one of a series of tweaks to Google's social network site. More substantive changes--corporate profiles or the ability to search Google+, for example--remain in the offing. In the meantime, the dominant social network, Facebook, is changing, too.
Yesterday,, something easily done on Google+ and Twitter. It's also developed to better categorize contacts and added a .