Google has quietly released its iOS app in 48 countries and territories around the world.
The launch of the iOS app in these countries was announced by Google Engineer Frank Petterson on his Google+ page, which was later shared by Vic Gundotra – Google’s Senior Vice President of Engineering.
iOS device users in the following countries and territories will be now be able to download the app from the App Store:
Albania, Anguilla, Barbados, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Chad, Republic of Congo, Dominica, Fiji, Gambia, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Liberia, Macau, Malawi, Mauritania, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Suriname, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos, Ukraine, British Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe.
Google’s social networking site had over 500 million users and 235 million active users (+1’ing apps in Google Play, hanging out in Gmail, connecting with friends in Search…), and 135 million are active in just the stream as of last month.
Back in December, Google had released a major update for the iOS app adding support for its recently launched Communities feature along with some refreshes to its user interface.
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