Google+ Brand Page Preview? See Drop-down List of Companies and Colleges from Profile Editor

Rather than type in the complete name of your employer or university, Google+ now lets you choose them from a new drop-down menu in the profile editor in what could be an early look at Google+ brand pages. For most entries, the company or school logo appears next to the name, though some have photos or show blank gray squares.

LAUNCH has asked Google for comment and will update if we receive a response.

Google+ power user Chris Lang shared a video he made on how to find the Google+ Business profiles in testing.

In July, Google took heat for allowing some Google+ brand pages -- in violation of its own policy -- while suspending others [ see our story ]. Google later announced that brands will be able to create profiles on Google+ by the end of 2011.

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