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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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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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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 ...
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Set Google Plus profile URL to resolve to about page

The standard Google Plus URL (for example: https://plus.google.com/109229333624640995186 ) resolves to the posts page (i.e. https://plus.google.com/109229333624640995186/posts ) by default. Is there a ...
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How do I get my Google+ page show up in available employers?

I've got a Google+ business page that's been around for a while, and now want to add it to my employment list in my own profile. When I edit employment and type the page name, though, it doesn't show ...
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How to update Google+ status via Twitter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect Google+ with Twitter? How do I setup my Google+ status to update from Twitter? On the web there seems to be information on connecting social networks ...
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Why does Google+ bar show different data in Firefox and Safari? [closed]

I use GMail in both office and home where I use Firefox and Safari respectively. I see Reader in the list in Firefox but not in Safari. I need to select from the dropdown list. Is there a way ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why can't I tag some photos in Google Plus?

I'm trying to tag some friends in a couple old photos I have on Google Plus, that were uploaded through auto-backup. But when I open the photo, the "Tag people" option does not show up. For other ...
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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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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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Clarifications about custom URLs in Google+

I want to register a custom URL for my Google+ page (I'm eligible) I have some questions. Suppose my page name is John Doe. Google forces me to have google.com/+JohnDoe + some extra characters in ...
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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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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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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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Google+ pictures becoming corrupt

Recently, I was browsing through my Google+ photos on my Android phone and I noticed that many of them appear to have been corrupted. They are covered in varying patterns of colored bars. I've noticed ...
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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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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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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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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 ...