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How is the plus number on top of Google+ pages calculated?

I know it is not only the number of followers. But it is somehow related with +1s on page's posts, page's followers and page's +1s. Also sometimes I note that the count decreases, not sure if it is ...
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Private Message or substitute in Google+

Is there any way to send a private message to one of your contacts? I saw, that we can share something with a single person and this "message" will either show up in the recipients stream (if he/she ...
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How does Google+ pick the image to put in a post?

We are trying to share a post on Google+. As you know, as soon as you enter a URL, Google scouts the page and adds an image to it. There's an image on the page we would like to have associated to the ...
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Automatically switch to the speaking user in Google+ Hangouts

In Google+ Hangouts, I see that by default the user who is speaking gets his/her picture in the main viewing pane, but clicking on another user's picture in the lower pane puts him/her in the main ...
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How can I upload images to Google+ via email?

Is it possible to upload an image to my Google+ profile via email? All other social services seems to have this feature available, but I can't find it on Google+.
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I have 3 Gmail accounts and I want only one of them to be associated with my Google+

I have 3 Gmail accounts. I have created a rule in Gmail settings to link all these three to the primary one, meaning I can change my "from" field to be any one of the three and I get all mails from ...
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How to resume auto focus on Google Hangout

When I start a Google Hangout, the video is auto focusing with the person talking. But once I click on just one of the person's video, it just focuses on that person. I want it to return to the auto ...
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What's wrong with Google+ notifications?

The new black Google toolbar at the top of Google+ (and other Google products.) has many enhancements. And one of them is notifications. It's near the top right. However even though there is nothing ...
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Why is “never show” in GChat not removing a user?

I've been having an issue with GMail Chat lately. Setting aside how annoying it is that Google Plus adds people to your chat list when you add them on Google Plus, I've been choosing to "never show" ...
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Creating Google+ Account without Gmail address

Google allows us to use many of its services without having a Gmail account. But when I visit Google+ and click on the "Sign Up" button, it asks to select a new username and create a new password. Is ...
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Search Google Plus Public Posts

Since one can make posts public, is it possible to search for say, all users who mentioned "Ponies" in their posts? Specifically I am looking for people who have posts pertaining to "My Little Pony"
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Unable to Request Different Custom URL For Google+

I received the notification on Google+ Page pre-approved custom URL and would like to request for a different URL. On the Google+ Help Page, it stated there that we can request a different URL but ...
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How to switch back from Google+ profile in Blogger

I connected my Blogger profile with Google Plus, but I don't like it anymore. Can I go back and switch to the old Blogger profile?
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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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Google+: list of people I've emailed that have added me in a circle in and I haven't added back yet?

This is a bit intricate to explain, so I'll try my best: How can I get the list of people I've emailed at some point using my gmail.com account that: 1 - have already added me in a circle in Google+ ...
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Am I allowed to have both a personal and Google Apps account for Google+?

My workplace just added Google+ to Google Apps. I already have a personal account, which I want to keep separate from work. Is having two accounts on Google+ allowed?
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How to make a Google+ circle a strict subset of another circle?

I would like to create two circles. One called children and one called family. Naturally all members of children circle are also members of family circle but the family circle contains more. children ...
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How can you tell who owns a page in Google+?

There are many fake pages in Google+ and I want to know who owns each page. Where do I look to find out the owner of a Google Plus page?
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Who can see a comment I write in Google+? Does it depend on who can see the original post?

In Google+, I'm not sure who can see a comment I make on a post. Is it open to the world, or just to people that can see the original post? (I realize that the set of people who can see a post can ...
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Multiple admins for a Google+ brand page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I grant permission to another user for my Google+ product / brand page? Is there any way for a Google+ brand page to have more than one admin? I'm sure I can ...
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Why was my Google+ custom URL not approved?

Google offered me a custom URL, but it's not significantly easier to type than the number string: google.com/+TorbenGundtofteBruun is still longer than the one I currently use: torben.g-b.dk/+ so I ...
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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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How can I get to the admin of a Google+ Page?

I created a Google+ Page and filled it up with placeholder info until I get the content ready. Now I've logged in again as me. How can I get back to the Page admin again? Facebook has this feature ...
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How can I prevent anyone on the web from seeing comments on my Google+ profile picture?

When I view my profile as "anyone on the web", they see one post on my profile. This post if of me selecting my profile picture, and includes my friends' comments on that picture. I don't mind my ...
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If I cancel my Google+ account, will I lose my Google OpenID functionality?

I wanted to close my Google+ account, but when I went to do so, one of the items in the “Read this before proceeding” section mentions: You won't be able to use the "Sign in with Google" button ...
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How do I add everyone on Facebook to Google+?

Simple: how do I attempt to add all my Facebook friends to Google+
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How to not appear on others' “Add friends to see what they're sharing” list on Google+

As in the following: Some people on there appear out of nowhere, ones I have contacted years ago once through my associated Gmail address. I'm assuming I'm appearing on their wall(?) as well. Is ...
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How can I search for posts in Google Plus near my current location?

Lets say I post a whole lot of updates in Google+ with locations attached. Maybe I go to places I enjoy eating and post about them, and tag the post with the location using my phone. How can I then ...
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How do I invite my Facebook friends to join Google+?

I would like to know if there is a way to automatically invite my Facebook contacts to join Google+.
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How to see which Google Plus posts share a certain URL?

On my blog powered by WordPress, I see a "g +1" button with a counter next to it. Is there a way to find all the public posts that shared my article?
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What happens if you remove a game app on Google Plus?

If you remove a game app in Google Plus, does your game account and game data get removed from the game's database? Or does it depend on the game's publisher? I wonder what's Google Plus's policy ...
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Can I specify pre-generated playlists for Google+'s YouTube integration?

Google+ recently added some amount of YouTube integration in the form of a fly-out widget which lets you create playlists off of YouTube search queries. When sharing a video from one of those ...
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In Gmail, will merging contacts with phone numbers and contacts with G+ profiles violate their privacy?

Ever since I started using Google+, it has added the people in my G+ circles as new entries to my Gmail contacts. The only information, apparently, in these new contact entries, is those people's G+ ...
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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.
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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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Can I create a post in a Google+ Community direct from Gmail?

In migrating an organisation from Yahoo Groups to a Google+ Community, we're finding that one of the features that users miss the most is the ability to start a new thread from an email sent to a ...
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Google Plus didn't accept my email through my friend's invitation [closed]

My email is example.user@gmail.com. So when I look at my friend's laptop, it shows that the invited email is exampleuser@gmail.com (without the period/dot in the username). What can I do to solve ...
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Visibility of Google Plus posts marked public viewable

If I mark a post to be viewable by public, does it mean it is viewable to all my circles? Or should I add the post to my other circles even after marking it as public?
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How to export “circle” connections from Google Plus

Is it possible to export one's "circle" connections from Google Plus? For example, I have a circle of interesting people I'm following and would like to send the list to a friend. How do I do ...
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How to get a Google Profiles name?

I already have a Google+ profile with this ugly long URL: https://plus.google.com/106542087505398120198/ I recently discovered in this LifeHacker article that the author has a much shorter Google ...
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How to use ifttt to post Google+ updates to Facebook?

I found this recipe, but it doesn't work. I put in either https://plus.google.com/103156295300828440975 or http://plu.sr/feed.php?plusr=103156295300828440975, but I keep getting an error Trigger ...
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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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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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Google Hangout with fullscreen screenshare

We would like to use Google Hangout for corporate multi user communication, mainly for screensharing. Default setting does not support fullscreen mode. Only option is to resize the browser window to ...
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Set a circle as the default tab in a Google Plus profile

When I click Myname+ on a Google site, it loads the G+ profile with the "All" tab enabled by default. That means, it shows updates from all streams (all the circles I have created more or less). I ...
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Picasa without G +

Is there a way to use Picasa Web albums without having to use/share it on Google Plus?
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Can I view Google+ check-ins on Google Maps?

Is there a way of viewing my Google+ check-ins as pointers on a Google Maps? UPDATE: Now that Google Latitude has been retired, my answer is no longer relevant. How can I view my Google+ check-ins ...
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How to check if someone is on Google+ by email address?

We're trying to get some Google reviews for a company by contacting their past clients and asking them to leave reviews. The process is substantially easier if they already have a Google+ account. Is ...
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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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View new posts in Google+ Trending Topics

Is there a way to only see new posts of a Google Plus trending topic, such as the #TreeTuesday theme? I only want to see the ones posted on that day and not ones from months in the past.