Google+ is an interest-based social network that is owned and operated by Google Inc.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

5
votes
2answers
868 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
429 views

How do I remove myself from Google+ search?

Sorry if this is confusing. I received notification in my Gmail saying someone added me to their circle and invited me to join Google+. I'm assuming Google+ allows users to find people by name or ...
5
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...
5
votes
4answers
769 views

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?
5
votes
1answer
247 views

Picasa without G +

Is there a way to use Picasa Web albums without having to use/share it on Google Plus?
5
votes
1answer
1k views

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?
5
votes
1answer
11k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

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+?
5
votes
3answers
10k views

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?
5
votes
3answers
8k views

Google+ share image (not full album) via public URL?

In Picasa Web, you could get a public link to individual images that you had set to public. But in Google+ I can't figure out how to get a public link for an image. I can only get a link to a public ...
5
votes
1answer
15k views

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. ...
5
votes
1answer
51k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
9k views

Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I can't relate to them and I can't recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
5
votes
2answers
286 views

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"
5
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
410 views

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?
5
votes
1answer
34 views

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.
5
votes
2answers
7k views

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.
5
votes
2answers
440 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

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.
5
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
512 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
267 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
727 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
727 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
148 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
762 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
227 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
353 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
690 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

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+.
4
votes
1answer
33 views

Why can't I “plus 1” certain pages in Google+?

I have a Google+ account and the "g+1" button on my toolbar. For most web pages the button is enabled and I can, should I so wish, show my "love" for the page by clicking it. However, there are some ...
4
votes
2answers
201 views

Will this delete my entire Google Account or just Google plus?

I don't know why can't they be more clear on this.
4
votes
1answer
23k views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
5k views

Google Hangouts with fullscreen screenshare

We would like to use Google Hangouts for corporate multi-user communication, mainly for screensharing. The default setting does not support fullscreen mode, the only option is to resize the browser ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
296 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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" ...
4
votes
2answers
3k 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

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?
4
votes
1answer
246 views

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+ ...
4
votes
2answers
332 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
1k views

What happens to Google Plus custom URL when you delete a Google account?

So basically, when Google Plus custom URLs came out about 3 years ago, I signed up with my full name. Since then, I've received so much spam on my Gmail account that a few years back I created my own ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
167 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
5k views

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?
4
votes
1answer
165 views

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 ...