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How to make YouTube to stop asking whether I want to use my full name without making the actual choice?

I am not ready do decide whether I want to use my full Google+ name on YouTube. I would like to keep using my YouTube nickname for now but be able to switch to the full name later. But YouTube keeps ...
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Posting to Facebook from Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook How do I post something to Facebook from Google+? I thought there was some type of plugin or Google Chrome extension ...
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Equivalent of a “fan page” in Google+?

Is it possible to create a Google+ page for my product/company, that people can plussify and add in their circles? If yes, how to do?
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How to move a person to a circle instead of copying in Google+?

When I manage my circles (on the page where I can see people in the top panel and circles below) I usually want to move a person from one circle to another instead of copying there. How to achieve ...
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Google Plus links to Stack Exchange questions and answers

If I go to Google Plus and share a link to a question here on a Stack Exchange site, then it works and I get a preview of the question page when I compose the Google Plus post. I'm talking about a ...
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How does G+ hangout Screen sharing work?

I'm curious if it's using HTML5 or if there's a plugin/extension required to run it. Anyone have ideas on how this works, and if there's any known implementations of it outside of G+?
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Nesting Circles in Google Plus

Is there a way to nest circles in Google+? For example, if I have a Workmates circle and I want all my workmates to also be in the Acquaintances circle. If I add or remove a person from the Workmates ...
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Does sharing Public posts with an additional circle make a difference in Google+?

In Google+'s “Add circles or people to share with...” box, I can enter “Public”, making the post visible to/shared with everyone. I can also enter a circle, with or without the “Notify about this ...
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How to add long list of names to Google Plus circles?

I belong to a group for which I'd like to create a Google Plus circle. I already have a flat ASCII file containing the names. There are about 40 of them, and I'd prefer not to have to type each one ...
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Linking / Using Google Plus on Gmail with multiple Google Apps domains

I started my G+ account on my private Gmail account. Now G+ is also available for Google Apps (I also have 2 email addresses at other organisations who are using Google Apps). Ideally I would like ...
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How can I visualize post shares on Google+?

At one point everyone was passing around a visualization tool for Google+ posts. The tool made a graph/map of the circles that a post had been shared with. You could click on a circle to show more ...
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How to choose a circle for default stream in Google Plus?

How can I choose a specific circle for the default stream in Google+ ? Many extensions don't work, and are not comfortable if using another PC.
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Change Google+ URL to a custom one

Google+ is offering me a custom URL for the page of my company. It says that I'm pre-approved for that particularly URL but I'd like to try to get a different one (based on the name of our company ...
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Is it possible to merge two Google+ accounts?

I have managed to get myself two Google+ accounts. I created the first when it was in beta, but used a non Gmail address when signing up (I really can't remember why). I can't add my existing Gmail ...
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How can I search for friends who live in a particular place?

I'm going to be visiting a distant city in a few months, and want to start making plans with people I know there, some of whom I don't keep in touch with as regularly as perhaps one ought to. The ...
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Where did the patient zero Google+ post come from that's been reshared?

How do you work out or find the original Google+ post and its permalink when its been shared by someone? Say you follow Matt Cutts and one day he shares a post from Peter Norvig about Google Labs' ...
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How do I add a contact from within Gmail's contact interface to Google Plus circles?

I find it rather tedious to add a contact from within Google+ interface to a circle. I would rather add the contact from within the contacts section in Gmail. Is this possible? Better yet, can it ...
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G+ Hangouts, is there any way to prevent the hall of mirrors effect when sharing the desktop?

In G+ hangouts, I'm often sharing my desktop. Sometimes when I do this I mute the other participants because I'm giving some kind of lecture, but I will check back to see what they're saying in chat ...
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How can anonymous mobile users access my public Google+ posts?

Let's imagine my mother gets a new laptop and a new smart phone. My goal would be for her to be able to see my Google+ "Posts" page without having to log into Google. From a laptop, without logging ...
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Is there a way to link to a Google+ comment?

I cannot find anywhere on a Comment something I can just right-click and copy so I can have a direct link to it. Is there any way to link to a specific comment?
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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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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 is my Google Talk buddy list now full of people from Google+?

I use Pidgin to log into Google Talk every morning and as of Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 my buddy list is full of people from Google+. Did Google announced this change? As far as I can tell, these new ...
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How to add an email address to Google Plus?

I've registered for Google Plus with my Gmail address. How can I associate another email address with my account, so that people who have that address can find me?
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How does Google Plus check if a profile name is correct?

Google used to suspend profiles for incorrect names. Though based on one's country of origin, there may be names that may not seem legitimate to english-speaking nations. If they used to suspend on ...
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How to save my current location in Google Maps or Google+ Android's app [closed]

I used to have some app that would find my car, but now what I do is use Google+ and "Check In" wherever my car is at, or whenever I just want to remember a location (a friends house, etc...) and ...
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Is there a way to batch share albums in Google+ / Picasa?

I just finished scanning my family's archive of photo albums and now I want to share them with my family on Google+ / Picasa. I have some 80 albums, is there a way to share all of them at once? I ...
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+?

I have a Google+ account, and I have a YouTube account that created a linked Google+ page on my Google+ account. In my YouTube settings, there is no link to disconnect the Google+ page (as seen in the ...
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Phantom Google Contacts

I'm experiencing a problem related to Google Contacts, or what I consider to be "Phantom" Google Contacts. I use GMail for email, but Trillian for chat to connect to my Google Talk account. In my ...
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Do your +1's affect your own Google results?

Your Google plus connections' +1s affect your own Google results. But how about your +1s? If you +1 a site, will it affect your own Google results? For example, if you +1 Stack Exchange, will Stack ...
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How can I hide “what's hot” in Google Plus?

Is there any way to hide the "What's hot" section in Google Plus without using external programs (like ADBlock and stuff like that)?
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Add existing friends in Google Plus to new circles without drag and drop

I have a Google Plus account and have added several people. I'm totally blind so obviously don't use a mouse. Currently I have no one in my circles. How can I add my existing friends on Google+ to ...
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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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How can I add a Google+ person to Gtalk?

How can I add a Google+ person (someone in my circles) to GTalk? There seems like there should be an easy way since GTalk (chat) is now embedded in Google+. Searching my friend's names doesn't ...
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How to create an event in Google+ ? (like Facebook events)

I want to totally switch from Facebook to Google+. Today I want to create an event and invite friends. I could not find how to do it in Google Plus. Did I miss it? Is it not implement yet? Is it a ...
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How to remove a personal Google account with the same address as an Apps account?

I'm using Google Apps for example.com. Before doing so, my example.com email address was associated with a Google account, probably because of Picasa. Upon attempting to reset the password for my ...
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Need to change email address but want to keep connected YouTube, Google+ and miscellaneous accounts currently associated

I currently have a Gmail account that is associated with many other Google products such as Google+ and YouTube. My email address currently contains my last name and as I am not getting married I want ...
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Google Talk XMPP username for Google+ non-Gmail account?

Google+ decided to let me IM with people in my circles. But I only ever notice IM messages if I log in to an account via Pidgin (a desktop XMPP/AIM/etc. client). Google offers XMPP login to its chat ...
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Setting a Google+ vanity URL like plus.google.com/me [duplicate]

Where can I set a vanity URL for my Google+ profile? Ideally I would like to be able to have my current profiles.google.com URL brought over in case Google decide the profiles are now valid for Google ...
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How can I change Google Plus Custom URL?

Today I set my Google Plus Custom URL but there is a mistake in the URL that I didn't notice until now. Is there any way to change this URL?
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Track views of a Google+ post?

Is there a way I can track how many times a Google+ post has been viewed, similar to the views on a SE question?
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How to rename a Google+ Page

We recently purchased a hotel and are renaming it. Once I have ownership of the Google Plus page, how do I rename it? Or, do I have start from scratch?
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How can I email a photo from Google plus via gmail?

I have a photo under Photos on G+. I want to email it to someone. Ideally, I could do this from Gmail, but if I can do it from G+ that would be great. I don't see any way of doing this from Gmail. In ...
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If you add a non-member to a circle in Google+, do they get an email notification?

If I add someone from my Gmail contacts to a circle, and they haven't got a Google+ account, do they get an email saying I've added them on Google+?
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How do you add everyone in a Contacts Group (in Gmail) to a Google+ Circle?

I've got some Groups in my Gmail contacts (like PhotoShare). I'd like to create (ideally auto sync) a Google+ Circle to have all those contacts to make it a bit easier to share photos, etc. (I forget ...
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Share a link and content with Google+ using an URL

Is there any way I can share content and the link to the content to Google+ the way Facebook does, using just an URL? With Facebook feed dialog, I can share content title, description and the URL. ...
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Change Google+ link summary text

As a Google+ user, how can I change the summary text Google+ shows when sharing a link? Here's an example post where it looks like it's showing the first <div> with a certain amount of text in ...
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Summary of people posting a hashtag on Google+?

How can I get a summary of who is posting the most entries with a given hashtag on Google+? For example, how can I know who has posted the most in Google+ with the hashtag #AngryBirds?
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How to join a public hangout?

Before, I could easily join public hangouts. But now, whenever I click on the play button it's opening a Youtube live stream.
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Google+ connection statistics shows different numbers

On my Google+ profile page I have 13 connections in the "Have Miyo in circles (13)" but on Circles pages, under "People who've added you" shows 25 connections. Since there is no way Google+ guys have ...