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I don't use Google Plus – why do I have followers on my Google Account?

When I do a Privacy Checkup from my Google Account page, and examine the first setting 1. Control what others see about you, I see that I have a number of "Followers". I am wondering why this happens,...
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How to view the full size and remove old Google Profile pictures

How do you actually view and delete profile pictures from a Google account? For example, in Google Drive, if I click on the picture of me in the top right cornor > click change > under your photos, ...
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Correct way to link G+ local page with G+ business page

I have two Google+ Pages: Google+ Business Page (address verified) What used to be a "Google Local" page (address verified) They show as "locations" in the new Google My Business dashboard. A few ...
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What are all the steps to transfer ownership of a YouTube account?

I have a channel for my website that I created with an old Yahoo email address (let's call this "A"). I now want to transfer this to my email (let's call this "B") I'm using for the website (info@...
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How to prevent G+ to show animal posts on my timeline

I know that G+ learns what you like/see, and even though I have never, ever, clicked (given focus) on an animal post (90% cats, 9% dogs, 1% other animals) shown on my timeline, most of the time I wait ...
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Can I see who viewed my profile?

I want to know who viewed my profile or video. Everything I've read so far speaks of view counts but not of listing or showing the actual viewers. Is this possible to find out? Somewhere I read ...
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How do I invite more than 5 people to Google Hangouts

The maximum number of Hangouts participants is 10, but I am getting an error message when I try to invite more than 5. So far I've found one other bug report, but no answers. It looks like: How ...
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Cover photo won't change on Google+

Whenever I try to change my cover photo on Google+ it just says: There was an error changing your cover photo. RETRY As I recall I had the same problem about a month ago when I tried so it ...
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Find the reason for receiving a Google+ notification

Is there any way to understand exactly why one got a particular notification about a new post in a message thread? I can guess many possible reasons, but I'd really like to click on some meta ...
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What is shared with my Google+ circles?

I like to organise things a little bit too much. When Google+ was launched I got a little bit obsessed with the circles feature, and I have 50+ circles right now. Sharing content on Google+ is more ...
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Changing Google Plus page URL

I have a Google Plus business page and a brand page. The business page has a URL of google.com/+companyname. I didn't choose it as a custom URL. I have another custom URL: google.com/+companynamexyz, ...
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How to continue reading a Google+ community/collection?

I'm reading a Google+ community. Now I want to quit and come back later on that page, but I want to navigate to the position of the post I have read before I leave, but I don't know how. Currently I ...
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Search your Google+ conversations

Google provides the dominant Internet search. Moreover, it puts forward its Google+ social network (discussions), particularly, converting every YouTube conversation into one. How do you connect these ...
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How to change a link shared on Google+?

A post links to a Wikimedia image, but the link is no longer valid (the image either disappeared or moved somewhere else), now it shows a broken link image instead. What really matters is the text ...
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Why can't I “plus 1” certain pages in Google+?

I have a Google+ account and the "g+1" button on my toolbar. For most web pages the button is enabled and I can, should I so wish, show my "love" for the page by clicking it. However, there are some ...
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Are YouTube videos you upload posted to the connected Google+ account?

I just started a new YouTube channel and I'm wondering if the videos you uploaded get posted to your Google+ account? Basically I have my main Google/YouTube account and I went and created a new ...
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Hide existing Youtube comments from Google+ Posts

I've been using Youtube and Google+ for years now. In the past I've posted comments on Youtube videos with little restraint. Now, unfortunately, my Google+ feed is an embarrassing window into the mind ...
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Google+ +1 tab missing - where do I find what pages I have given +1?

I want to know what pages I have given a +1 in Google+. Previously I could see this in the +1 tab on my Google+ profile. The help still describes this as the place to look However, I can no longer ...
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Is there any way to reorder the list of communities on Google+?

I subscribe to many communities on Google+. Is there any way to reorder the matrix of communities or at least show the most recently viewed ones first?
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How do I set a community to be the landing page when I go to plus.google.com?

plus.google.com takes me to a feed that I am not interested in. I am only interested in seeing a single specific community's page. Is there a way to set this by default? If not that, can I set (https:/...
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Disable sharing my photos in Google+

How do I disable sharing my photos that can be seen by anyone other than me on Google Plus. I don't want my photos being shown to anyone on any Google Forum or App product, it's really a simple ...
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How to change “other names” in my Google Plus basic info

I want to change "other names" in Google Plus other info but there is no link to do it
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Remove Google+ profile from Gmail contact?

I use the web interface for Gmail regularly and recently noticed that one of my contacts (let's call him Jim Smith) has a Google+ account attached to his email address...and I cannot remove the damn ...
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Shared albums from Google Plus not showing in Google Photos

Last year I made a few albums and shared them. I think I used the Google Plus photo feature to create a link and email it to my family. Now I'm using Google Photos (i.e. the new standalone app) and I ...
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Get notified when friends come online in Google Plus

Is there anyway to set up Google Plus so that you get notified when friends in your Circles come online in Google Plus? If this is of any importance, I have a Google account without Gmail. This will ...
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How can I get a custom Google Plus profile URL using the new Google Plus?

I have a Google Plus personal profile, and I want to get a custom URL for it. I meet all of the requirements for getting a custom URL: You have ten or more followers (people who have added you to ...
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How do I automatically add many, many people on Google+ that I have not previously added

Let's say I am looking at Google+, Find People, Suggestions, and simply to quickly create a multitude of connections i.e., people in my circles I want to automate adding an entire page full of those ...
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Two pages on Google+

How can I add second page in Google Plus? I have personal Google+ account and my company page, but I want to create next page about my hobby. How can I do this?
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Is it possible on that +1 be seen only by the owner of the post in Google+?

So when I put +1 on someone’s post on Google+, is it possible that only the person which shared it can see my +1?
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Where can I change the photo for posting to Google Groups?

Google groups leads me to my Google+ profile, but the picture on Google+ is different from the thumbnail. Where can I change my actual Google Groups picture? See: When I post a new topic and want to ...
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Delete a profile photo from Google+ When Google+ Photos shows no record of the photo

How do I delete my profile photo from Google+? I am having an incredible amount of trouble clicking through Google plus, trying to find the delete button. This situation is unique in the sense that ...
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Why can't unsubscribed Google+ users join events anymore?

I had to organize an annual meeting. This year I decided to organize it with Google+: it worked well, and the fact that you don't need to be subscribed to Google+ to be able to accept invites is very ...
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Why is YouTube showing me notifications that I disabled?

I receive these absolute rubbish notifications. Not in email, but in YouTube. I only really want notifications where people have replied to me. Here are the settings I have ticked/unticked: https:...
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How to report impersonation of Hangout account

Someone is trying to impersonate me and has created a Google+ account and Hangouts. The Google+ account has a picture of me and I reported the impersonation of it and it was removed by Google. But the ...
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How to remove all friends in Google+ at once

I just found out that I have a massive fake friends list in my account. I have more than 4k friends, and it’s hard to remove them one by one. Is there a way to mass-remove them? And if yes, how?
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How to use just Nickname instead of Full name on G+?

I'm following these Desktop steps to add the nickname for my G+ profile, however I'm not able to use my nickname to display on comments. For example going to some Chrome web store and posting the ...
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Converting from Google Circle contacts to Google mail recipients

I am a realtor and have 580 other realtors that I have downloaded their email addresses into a Google Circle. Now I am trying to email them a mass email for an Open House on this Sunday. I have placed ...
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Any way to see where Google+ profile views have come from?

I have a pretty inactive Google+ account, I tend to post every few weeks. I now have 280,000 profile views although I have no idea where they came from. They seemed to come in one large batch. Is ...
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How can I delete unused images from Google Photo?

I'd like to delete the "Auto Backup" images from my Google Photos account, except for the "auto awesome" & the ones I have used in posts on Google+. I can't find that album on photos.google.com (...
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Odd, spam-like posts on Google+

I run a photography business page on Google+ with about 1,300 followers. Lately (in the last 3-4 months or so) I've had strange comments that aren't spammy, but are odd nonetheless. Tonight I posted ...
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Photo slideshow in Google Sites that works without Flash?

Just inserted a Google+ photo album on a web page built with Google Sites, then realized that it requires Flash! This means it doesn't display on my tablet, for example. Without requiring Flash, Is ...
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Google+ page: “Error 500 : The system has encountered a problem”

We create a Google page for our company. After a few days we received a letter from Google to validate our company. A code was written to this letter and we used this like asked. The code was well ...
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Will this delete my entire Google Account or just Google plus?

I don't know why can't they be more clear on this.
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Show Google Photos as Chromecast backdrop? [closed]

It looks like Chromecast backdrops pulls its photos from Google+ photos, but Google+ shut down its photo feature on 8/1/2015. First, what gives? Second, is there any way presently to show my ...
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So I have two Google+ accounts tied up to one Gmail

I guess the title says it all. The problem is that when I'm using Google+ app I can change between them but when I open the browser I can only use the first one that I created a long time ago. I ...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

I had a Google Plus business page where and I changed the ownership of the account to a new manager. The Google Plus page had an associated email account that could be logged into just like any other ...
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Is there any way to send an email to everyone in a Google Circle from gmail? or create Contact Group from Circle?

I looks like the answer is no (at least from within gmail)
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Why can't I see who all my friend shared a post with?

When a friend shares a post privately on Google+ and I'm one of the ones they shared it with, I can click on the "shared privately" link and it will show me everyone the post was shared with and then ...
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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania (...
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...