Google has introduced some genuinely useful tools that make Google+ a great place to store your photos. But today the company is adding two new Auto Awesome features to bring some lighthearted fun to your holiday pictures. When you upload a photo containing “something that sparkles” (Google uses a Christmas tree or chandelier as examples), Google+ will now automatically make those light sources sparkle by converting the image into an animated GIF. The effect is actually fairly nice looking, though it won’t be for everyone.
The second feature dives further into gimmick territory; Google is adding a falling snow effect to photos that prominently feature the white stuff. It’s not at all realistic looking — not that such a feat would…
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