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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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Merging two contacts within the same circle

I'm a bit disappointed with Google+. It won't let me merge two contacts in one of my circles where such two contacts are actually the same person. Suggestions welcome.
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570 views

Staying invisible on Google Plus

I'm considering signing up for Google Plus to get all the alluring perks Google's offering, such as unlimited cloud space for photos and shorter videos. However, apart from sharing data with a few ...
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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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How do I remove “Birthdays” from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

I noticed a turquoise entry had creepily appeared on my Google Calendar for someone called "Gavin" (I know several). A recent update adds a "Birthdays" calendar. It turns out these come from Google+ ...
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108 views

Stop my photos from getting onto Facebook?

How can I stop photos of me from getting onto Facebook or Google Plus? I am not a user of social networks and do not want my photo on these networks. I am very concerned I may be added by friends or ...
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How can I view a post someone shared with me ONLY on Google+?

I saw a notification that someone has shared a private post + video with me, but now that notification has disappeared. All I can see in notification window are the posts to my YouTube videos, I can't ...
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2k views

Why does Google Plus email my whole family when I share a post?

I frequently share photos from Instant Upload with my Family circle (which has 7 people in it). Every time I do this, I make sure that Also send email to Family is unchecked. However, every time, I ...
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How to delete all the Google+ stories (auto-awesome images) created while backing up from Android

I enabled recently the backing up of my images/videos on my Android 4.4 Nexus 5 since it was suggested to me, as described here ...
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How can I un-ignore people within a G+ Community?

I have a medium sized private G+ Community to manage. As only a fraction of the requests to join actually gets processed, I batch ignore join requests every now and then to clean up the list. Now a ...
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Turn off Auto Backup notification

Is it somehow possible to turn off Google Plus notification about new photos/videos has been Automatically backed up? Maybe it is just consequence of the in-Google Platform event in the Google's web ...
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Can I resize my uploaded photos in Google+ to standard size? I'm about to run out of Google Drive space and the standard size would be enough, but I can't find an option to resize the pictures. It ...
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How to change photo sharing settings on Google+ (For photos uploaded from Mobile)

I have uploaded one photo from Google+ application on my Android phone. Although I am pretty sure that I have selected only one Circle while uploading but may be due to some bug it is visible to all ...
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Deactivating Google plus account and reactivation

If I've deactivated my Google+ account can I reactivate it again and continue with all the previous information, eg. circles and posts? Can I unblock my self is someone blocked me? If I deactivate ...
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Google Plus: How much storage do I have for photos?

I sync my photos from my iPad with Google Plus and Dropbox. One day I found that Dropbox doesn't have enough space for my photos, but Google Plus takes all of them. How much storage space do I have ...
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How to download all my Google+ auto backup photos at once? [duplicate]

My Android phone uploads all my photos to Google+ using the Auto Backup feature. I'm struggling to find a way to download all these photos to my computer without individually selecting each photo and ...
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Youtube comment: Unticking “Also share on Google+”

There is a "Also share on Google+" option when you publish a comment under Youtube video and proposals to make sure to untick the "Also share on Google+" option, which is currently on by default if ...
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The share via email option has disappeared in GPlus

There used to be a little box you could check to share your Google Plus post via email that's not there for me anymore - It just disappeared. Any idea how to get it back?
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Google+ hashtaging words with the hash symbol in it?

In Google+, how can one hashtag the words containing hashes such as F#? I tried writing #F#, but it captures #F leaving the trailing # separated.
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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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2k views

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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How can I use both Disqus and Google+ comments on Blogger?

I have a blog with Blogger. I used Disqus before and there are a lot of comments on that. However now I want to use Google+ comments on Blogger because I use Google+ a lot. But I cannot find a ...
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2k views

How do I delete my Google+ account while keeping Gmail?

How do you completely get rid of Google Plus and still use Gmail and not have it pester you about registering for Google+?
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Google+ and Android KitKat Caller ID service - how to delist number

Google has a service called "Caller ID" which allows any user of Android KitKat or newer to fetch from the caller's Google+ profile information by 'phone number, if that number is associated with a ...
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3k views

How to un-auto-awesome photos in Google+?

I made few nice high-resolution pictures but the evil "auto-awesome" made them into one ugly blurry low quality GIF. I know there is a setting to disable "auto-awesome"ness but it was enabled on ...
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What's the difference between a “normal” Google+ page and a “My Business” one?

I just tried to correct our company's address on Google Maps and ended up creating a "My Business" Google+ page in the process. We already had a Google+ profile, but this "My Business" page is also ...
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476 views

How do I hide the Hangouts panel on Google Plus?

On the Google+ website (plus.google.com), the Hangouts panel appears on the right hand side. I already have the Chrome Hangouts extension so I don't need it there at all.
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Never did +1 but have hundreds of +1's in my Google account data

I have a Google account but I use it mostly for Gmail, never had any activity in Google+ and didn't +1 anything ever. Today I went to the account data page to review / disable some things and the ...
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216 views

How do I hide my Google plus profile picture from myself?

I use my actual face for my Google+ profile but since I'm not a narcissist, I'm already sick of seeing it every single time I'm using Youtube, Gmail, Maps, Calendar and of course Search. How can I ...
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Where can we see the list of all shared albums on Google Plus?

I can't find the page where I could see all the albums other users have given me access to on my Google+ albums photo https://plus.google.com/photos
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Google+ photo comments error: “Sorry, we are temporarily unable to post your comment. Please try again in a few minutes.”

I keep getting this error in Google+ every time I post a comment on a photo that is privately shared with me. What am I doing wrong? Chrome 38 with AdBlock.
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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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158 views

Google Plus circle and email

I had a Google Plus circle with one person in it. I understand that an outsider can see on my profile who is in the circle, but can this outsider see emails, chats, hangouts, etc. too?
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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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Google+ following

How do I know if or when I was following a person on Google+ ? Does Google have history on it? Would Google+ send me email notifications suggesting to follow someone, if I was already following them? ...
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Linking YouTube Channel with Google+ Profile

I have a YouTube channel and a Google+ Profile and I want to link them together to have managers on YouTube. I do not get a button saying would you like to link this to Google+ nor do I get one that ...
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Adding Photos To Blogger Blog Automatically Adds Them To Google Plus Photos: How To Disable

When I add a picture to my Blogger Blog, the same picture gets added to my Google Plus photo gallery. I then delete them in Google Photos because excess clutter bothers me. It's not that the Blogger ...
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163 views

How can I make the WP Publicize plugin share my posts to (all or specific) Google+ circles?

I use Wordpress, and I'm trying to use the Publicize plugin to auto-post new blog posts to my Google+ circles. However, when I publish a Wordpress post, the plugin correctly picks it up and puts it in ...
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I cant relate to them and I cant recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
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Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality [closed]

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features basically includes email and chat only functions? Certain instances may cause Google+ as a mere distraction, knowing that by default ...
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Google storage is out of space

I deleted all my photos from Google+ Photo, but it still don't show space is free. I also deleted all from my recycle bin in Google Drive, GMail and Photos recycle. How can I to fix this issue? May ...
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Many services can syndicate blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Can any attach locations or people? [closed]

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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Is it possible to get Google+ to create one story from 2 people's camera roll?

I love Google+’ Stories feature, where it takes camera photos you've uploaded and automatically infers when you go on holiday / have a trip away and presents it as a sort of slideshow. Often though, ...
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Change Image Date on Google+

I've uploaded some images to an album on Google+, however the camera which the photos were taken on did not have the correct date/time. Therefore my images appear out of order (as they are displayed ...
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Add location to a Google+ Story

My story currently has a location but it is wrong and the options it offers in the edit dropdown are not right either. How can I add a location in a Google+ story?
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How does Google Plus' Photos guess which photos to include in a story?

I took about 30 photos on differente places (in Azores), different days, using my DSLR. I uploaded those photos with minimal metadata to Google's Photos. Some weeks later I get a notification saying ...
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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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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 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 ...