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How to link directly to a Google+ Hangout?

If I start a Google+ Hang out, is there anyway to send my friends a link directly to that Hangout post? I couldn't find any options. So I have to send people a link to my profile, and let them click ...
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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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Gmail chat contact - cannot edit contact info

I am trying to remove a particular contact from my Gmail chat list. The following question describes my original dilemma: How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or ...
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Google Groups versus Google+ groups

Google Groups or Google+ Groups? I am confused as to which is a better solution for my small mastermind group. We want to do the following: Have ability to forward things via email to one email ...
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What are the reasons NOT to upgrade from a normal Google account to a Google Plus profile?

I have a Google account that does not yet have a Google Plus profile. I remember there being some reason why people didn't want to use Google Plus, but without upgrading to Google Plus I also can't ...
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Google+ URL for Page (not personal) user without TLD suffix e.g. without couk

Some colleagues are looking at having a custom URL for their organisation page on Google Plus. However, looking into it, Google+ offered +theirsitecouk based on theirsite.co.uk domain (TheirSite use ...
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How to change the name in the Google account? [duplicate]

I created a Google account and set the wrong name. Now I'd like to change it. I edited the name in the Google Plus profile. Now the correct name is being displayed there. But when I send an email, ...
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Multiple Google Plus pages for one Google Account

Is it possible to create multiple Google+ pages (also fanpages for organizations), that are bind to one single Google account? The background of this question is following case: I have (1) a private ...
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How to display and sort all Google+ posts based on most voted video/photo?

I would like to display all Google+ posts into my website and I would like to categorise them into: most voted video/photo most recent video/photo How can I achieve the above? I know how to embed ...
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How to post from HootSuite to Google+?

I have a HootSuite account and use it to post to Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. My Google+ account has my personal profile and a business page. When I connect HootSuite to my Google+ account, it only ...
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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

My boss has a business email address, say boss@job.com, and I have him listed in Gmail contacts under his name, say "John Doe." Now, apparently his wife has a Google+ account under the name "Mary ...
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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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Google storage usage on two accounts are counted different

I have two google accounts and about 1GB uploaded photos on each. I see that on my first account photos use storage, but on another no (0% used of 15GB). All photos are max 1600 pixels width/height. ...
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Welcome to Google+ Hangouts stuck in a loop

Backstory I cannot get the hangouts going from Google+, Gmail, or the Chrome desktop app. It also gives me the welcome to Google+ message on my KitKat Nexus 5 in the hangouts app frequently when I ...
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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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How to tag people in photos on the Google+ app

How do you tag people in a picture on the Google+ app? I tired clicking the picture, but it doesn't show any options on tagging people.
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Add my business and current Google+ page to Google places

I have a Google place page I do not want to erase or migrate, it contains YouTube videos with insights, posts, photos etc. When I try to add my business in Google Places, it automatically creates a ...
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Add photos to a post with only one shared photo (from the desktop or otherwise)

I want to know if it's possible to add more photos to a post that got created by sharing a single photo. I can't find a way. In contrast, when I share a couple (or more) photos in a post, a kind of ...
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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 ...
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Write code with indentation in Google+'s stream

I am trying to paste a piece of code in my Google+ stream but it removes the whitespace from the start of the lines making the code less appealing, aesthetically speaking. Basically, the functionality ...
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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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How can we get a vacant, custom URL for Google+

We need a Google+ custom URL for our company. However, Google suggests one different from what we wanted. How can we acquire our particular, vacant, custom URL?
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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 To Hide My Google+ Profile?

if I want to hide my Google+ profile from everyone i.e make it from public to private, how can this be done? I have different strangers adding me into their circles which I don't like.
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Can I post to a Google+ community and to my circles at one time?

If I post content to a private Google+ community to which I belong, is there a way to simultaneously post the content to my circles? I know there are two setting for private G+ communities ...
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Migrate Google+ Stream and other content to another account

With Google Takeout, there's an option to "Transfer your Google+ connections to another account," which means your circles, blocks, and other connections are transferred. However, your Posts, About ...
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Decrease in Google+ followers

I'm not getting this. From last week, whenever I sign in my Google+ account I find a decreased number of followers. In fact, they didn't unfollow me. Is it really a bug or is it just me suffering with ...
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How do I get Blogger to show Google+ comments when using Disqus?

I have Disqus in the comment section of my blog. I want to show the Disqus comments and Google+ comments together. Is it possible? In the mobile view I can see the Google+ comments, but not Disqus ...
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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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Force Google+ to login using correct user

I have multiple Google App accounts. I have one for work and one(or more) for personal use. Whenever I visit http://plus.google.com, it will attempt to open Google Plus for an arbitrary account. ...
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How can I list all my videos longer than 15 minutes in my Google+ Photo account?

https://support.google.com/picasa/answer/6558?hl=en says: Google+ Photos: Only photos over 2048 x 2048 pixels and videos longer than 15 minutes count towards your storage limit. In order to ...
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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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Is there a way to remove animated gifs from Google+ videos?

I have disable GIFs from being created through turning off Auto enhance but already have a bunch of videos on Google+ which have animated GIFs. This makes the videos preview take forever to load. Not ...
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Where have all my Maps reviews gone?

Over the years, I have posted a few reviews of places I've visited on Google Maps. Occasionally, I like to look back at my reviews, to remind myself where I've been. I'm aware that these reviews are ...
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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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Why are posts on my Google+ Page for Business only visible when I'm logged in?

I have been posting some articles to Google+ the last week , but I can only see the posts when I'm logged in to my account. If I logout and search for my page, no posts are shown. What's wrong?
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Way to mark some photos 'Favourites' in Google+?

I wish there was a way to mark some of MY photos lying across/in different Google+ albums as my favourites! Or say, in Picasa Web Albums, I want to find a way to mark some photos (which may be ...
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How to see historical follower statistics for Google Plus pages?

I'm a Google Plus page manager. I see how many followers my page has right this minute. But I can't see how many followers we had yesterday, or the week before. I'd like to know how many followers I ...
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What do you get from +1s in Google Plus?

I have a page on Google Plus, and I can see that there's a +1 option, but also a follow option. There seem to be no way of interacting or even seeing trends for +1s which makes me wonder, what's the ...
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How do I completely disable the “Hot on Google+” feature?

Is it possible to completely disable the Google+ feature called "Hot on Google+" that makes some posts of people not present in your circle appear on your stream? This is an example:
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How to control who add me in their circles in Google+?

I am annoyed everyday. Unknown people are adding me to their circles. How to allow only the people in my 'Extended Circles' to add me to their circles?
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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 do I leave Google+?

I joined up with Google+ and am finding it's not to my tastes and I don't find it useful. How the heck do I leave Google Plus? I cannot find an opt-out link for the life of me. It bothers me that I ...
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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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Equivalent of 'BCC' in Google+ so we can share posts with multiple people, privately?

In Google+ I would like to share a post privately to multiple people, with comments and re-sharing disabled and whoever received this post should not be able to see who else I've shared it with. Its ...
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Search for Public Google Plus Hangouts I can join

For a while now I can only see On Air Hangouts. I can't join those. How can I search in Google Plus for Public, "joinable" (not On Air) Hangouts?
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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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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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Google+ page disappears then displays message “loading”

Just spent hours editing my Google+ page. Now it will not load. It loads for a few seconds then the page goes blank and the message "loading" appears at the top of the page. Based on a search I just ...
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Is it possible to merge two YouTube channels?

I heard that it is now possible to merge two YouTube channels, using Google+ or something like that. If that's true then: How would I do it? Will both accounts become only one? Will the views and ...