I was curious to see whether or not Google Plus actually recognizes the new gTLDs as links in posts. If you were to include the URL of a new website that you just put up on a new gTLD, then would Google Plus include that URL in the post and change it so it’s a clickable link?
Well, I made a post with a list of URLs of 14 of the new gTLDs that are now available to the public for registration, and I am happy to report that Google Plus actually recognizes them. That’s good news.
Well, notsomuch for Twitter.
Twitter does not recognize the new gTLDs, and therefore doesn’t change URLs that include them into clickable links.
Facebook recognizes the new gTLDs, though, as well.