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Can I stop Google+ from asking me to “Find my friends”?

It seems that whenever I visit Google+, I get a big long screen suggesting people to encircle, like this: Is there any way to stop it from nagging me about this? Everyone it suggests is either not ...
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How can I download all photos from Instant Upload (Auto Backup)?

I've been uploading via Instant Upload (a.k.a Auto Backup) from my Android phone now for about a year. There are many photos and now I want to download them all to my computer. However, I can't ...
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Search Picasaweb (Google+ photos) by Album name?

Google has been uploading all photos on my phone and desktop to Google+ photos. As a result I overwhelmed with photos. I'm trying to find some particular albums but can't find a way to search by the ...
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Post both to Google Plus Personal and Page?

Is there a way to have posts appear in both your Google Plus (business) Page and personal posts without posting twice? For example, if I post to my Page stream, I want that post to also show up in my ...
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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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Google+ Auto Backup missing some photos

Why will only some of my photos backup? I have tried clearing the Google+ data and deleting the photos on Google+, but the same 25 of 74 photos backup where as the others do not. Why is Google+ ...
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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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Google+ Accidental Add to Circle

Accidentally added someone I really shouldn't have added on Google+ and 2 seconds later, upon realising the mistake, un-added. Will that person still receive an email with my name? Or did I cancel the ...
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Can I use Google+ for image hosting on forum sites?

Often, I need to host an image that I want to post in a forum or phpBB site that doesn't accept attachments. I used to use ImageShack until they started charging for their service. I have a Gmail ...
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My posts in community is visible only to me

I joined 2 Google+ photo communities and made 2 posts with photos. I can see them on the community page and my profile, but other people don't see them on the community page. Also, when logged out, I ...
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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies?

I'm using Google+ Instant Upload to backup all my photos online, since I purchased Google Storage about two years ago and made extensive use of Picasa. My question is simple - does adding an Instant ...
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URL for a photo from Google+ album with a specific dimension

Does anyone know if it is still possible to get the URL for a photo from a Google+ album with a specific size (800 x 600 pixels, for example), as it was possible to do with Picasa before?
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How does Googles “Auto Awesome” choose images?

I accepted to let Google peruse my images and auto awesome them earlier today. Just now I got a notification that one of my images had been awesomified. What I find strange is that it was one of the ...
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Is it possible to publish a video stored in Google+ directly to YouTube?

I have a video in my Google+ account, which I would like to publish directly to YouTube, without the need to download and re-upload it first. Is this possible? My YouTube and Google+ accounts are ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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View all posts within a Google Apps domain

My organization uses Google Apps, and Google+ is enabled. My coworkers can share items with everyone in our Google Apps Domain, which is handy for sharing intra-organizational information. Can I ...
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How to find and remove duplicate Google+ photos

Is there an easy way to find and remove duplicate photos within a Google+ album?
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Is there a way to share photos in Google+ with people who do not have a Google+ account?

I want to share photos with family and friends who do not necessarily have Google+ accounts. In Picasa I could save photos as Private so they just needed the Private Link. But I don't see that ...
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Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?

Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?
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101 views

Can I hide specific Google Drive images from Google+ photo?

I wonder if there are any ways to hide specific GDrive photos from G+ photo even if I turned on the option to show GDrive photos in G+ photo?
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Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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Share all photos from Android phone with company Circle

We use Google Apps and a bunch of Android phones. We do civil construction work and my people are always on the ground taking pictures with their Android phones. The phones are only for work-related ...
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Google+ Picasa photo upload - low resolution

I tried uploading an album to Google+ via Picasa. I tried selecting both Original Size Images as well as 2048 max width options(Photos are 8MP and I have not run out of free storage). But the photos ...
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Can I disable the Google/Youtube notifications for people +1'ing comments?

I voted for or replied to a comment on Youtube and now the Google bell icon thing won't leave me alone. (And it's everywhere!!) I don't want to know if someone else +1'ed a comment I replied to! I ...
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How can I hide YouTube comments from my Google+ stream?

Lately my Google+ stream seems to consist almost entirely of comments people posted on YouTube videos. I have absolutely no interest in seeing these. How can I hide/filter these posts?
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Youtube account connected to google+ profile, how switch to google+ page?

When youtube forced us (I think) to link our youtube to a google+ profile, I linked it to and I guess created a google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my youtube account, as a result. ...
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Google+: Photos not shown in all communities when shared

Sometimes I share same photo with same text, and link, to different communities and when I check some of those communities with private browsing my photos are not shown. I have noticed this since few ...
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How to post to Google+ Business Page from Google+ Profile?

I'm the admin of a Google+ Business Page. If I post to it from my Google+ profile by choosing it from the circle drop-down menu, the posting shows as John Doe Shared a post with you instead of normal ...
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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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How to remove Google+ Circles contacts in Gmail contacts?

I see that in my Gmail contacts there are duplicated contacts that come from Google+ as below snapshot. I really don't want those contacts appear in my Gmail. How can I get rid of it?
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Google+ auto invite after putting a contact in google circle

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into google circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my profile ...
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How to export or share Google+ photos with Facebook?

There must be an easier way to do this than re-upping hundreds of photos all over again? I have tried everything I can find in Facebook apps and an iOS app called Facebook Photo Importer which looks ...
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Is there a way to leave an anonymous review on Google+?

You used to be able to leave anonymous reviews using Google+. Is there any way to do that anymore? Not sure if giving your full name and photo with your review is wise.
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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How to find & delete Google+ photos larger than 2048px

A few months ago I enabled the "Full Size" upload option on my Google+ sync for photos. I then realized that I would soon run out of storage and I deselected the option, allowing a resizing to 2048px, ...
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Blogger profile changes to nameless profile when I try to follow blogs

I have a blogger profile (seen in www.planetzella.blogspot.com) (Zella). I am NOT using Google+ (and I don't want to start using it either) and do not have a Google+ profile, just an Gmail-account ...
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How do I export my Google+ pictures?

I'm starting the process of leaving Google+, but have a couple larger albums there that I'd like to save (so, going to each picture and saving it individually would be very painful). Exporting the ...
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Can't login to YouTube since changing account name

For a while I got periodic messages on YouTube telling me to move my account to Google Plus and to change the name. Ever since I made that change I can no longer login to YouTube. I get the following ...
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329 views

Many services can syndicate blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Can any attach locations or people?

There are many services that syndicate blogs to social networks, ie automatically post links to new blog posts. TwitterFeed, dlvr.it, OnlyWire, and IFTTT are some of the best known. I haven't found ...
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Private videos visible in 'view profile as public'?

For some reason I can see private videos in the videos tab in my profile when I use "view profile as public" mode. Why is this? Are they really public despite being private?
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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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How to effectively manage Google+ storage usage for images and videos?

Google Drive storage also includes Google Docs, Gmail, Picasa web images, and Google+ image backup. All of which have a total of 15 GB of storage. My storage shot up to 99% and I can't seem to reduce ...
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Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features? Because there are actually certain circumstances where Gmail is used within the company, and Google+, which is the social networking ...
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Is there a way to share a link to a public Google+ post?

I know I can re-share the post to my stream, but how do I point a non Google+ user to a publicly shared post?
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Why don't I see posts from my family members in my stream?

I have a Family circle with 7 members. I have my subscription level for this circle set to the highest setting: "Also subscribe to notifications for all new posts". Yet, on several occasions, family ...
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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How do I get an RSS feed of my friends in Google Plus?

I want to follow my friends on Google+ with an RSS reader. Is there any means for obtaining all of their RSS feeds all at once via Google+?
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Why can't I see who +1'ed my Blogger post?

I run a blog on Blogger with the Google Plus sharing enabled. According to Google, I should be able to see who is recommending my posts on G+. When I click the +X link in the admin panel, the older ...
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How to format code blocks in Google Plus?

I want to post some code to Google Plus. Eg.: #!/bin/sh adb shell screencap p | perl -pe 's/\x0D\x0A/\x0A/g' > adb-screenshot$(date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S).png but dashes - makes the code stroke ...
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Google Plus public photo album shows in public news feed but not under photos

I've created an album in Google Plus, and uploaded photos to it, publicly shared it to my profile, and users can publicly see the album from my profile, but it does not show up in the photos tab. ...