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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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2-step verification check box does not work

I have set my Google account for 2-step verification through the phone number. But when I check the Don't ask for codes again on this computer option, it doesn't work, and every time I want to post a ...
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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 to find people who +1 my comment?

Anyone knows how can I find the full name of a person who +1'd my comment? I get a notification of several people who +1'd it recently, but I can only see all of them in a small square and their ...
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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 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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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 ...
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Trouble with duplicate Google + pages and YouTube account

I'm having trouble with Google + linked to my YouTube account. I originally did not want a Google + page and held out until YouTube forced me to do so. The first time this happened I took the time to ...
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How to download all my Google+ auto backup photos at once? [duplicate]

My Android phone uploads all my photos to Google+ using the Auto Backup feature. I'm struggling to find a way to download all these photos to my computer without individually selecting each photo and ...
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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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Changed name in google but still old name in Google

I changed my name in google for privacy reasons but if I search for my real name in google I see the following result: Real Name - Google+ from Fake Name Fake Name hasn't shared anything with ...
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In Google+ if I +1 a post shared only with me then will my friends be able to see it

Say one of my friends shared a picture only with me on Google+ and I +1 it. Will my other friends (or people in my circles) be able to see that post? In Facebook if any of my friends like a post which ...
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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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Are uploaded photos shared?

If I uploaded a photo to Google Plus, did I post or share it too, or will it ask me first? Is there a way to see what you have shared in Google plus, or what dates you shared or posted?
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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 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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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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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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Stop my photos from getting onto Facebook?

How can I stop photos of me from getting onto Facebook or Google Plus? I am not a user of social networks and do not want my photo on these networks. I am very concerned I may be added by friends or ...
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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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What happened to Youtube comment replies?

Ever since google forced users on YouTube to use Google+, I have been un-able to find replies to comments anywhere. They aren't as notifications, and they aren't in my inbox, because that doesn't ...
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How to add shared album to my albums on Google Plus?

A friend of mine shared an album with me on Google Plus. I'd like to add this album to my albums so that I can see it in the Photos section. How to do it? There is no button for this action, does that ...
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Privacy when signing in with Google

Lately many websites allow users to sign in using their Google accounts, which seems to be fine, but I am a bit worried about privacy issues... I have been taking a look, and most of the information ...
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After I merged Youtube and Google plus I can't get the password of Youtube

I just merged my Youtube account with Google Plus. I was using an app to upload my videos to my Youtube channel, now this password is rejected. I only have one password, I don't remember creating a ...
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Uploading a picture to Foodspotting, Google Local and Yelp at the same time

Is there any way to upload a picture to Foodspotting, Google Local and Yelp at the same time?
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Can I stop Google+ from asking me to “Find my friends”?

It seems that whenever I visit Google+, I get a big long screen suggesting people to encircle, like this: Is there any way to stop it from nagging me about this? Everyone it suggests is either not ...
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Tagging my Google+ profile in a share post

I kind of want to have a link in my blog post (which says "plus me"). Once the user clicks this, the following should happen: The browser will navigate to the visiting user's Google+ profile; It ...
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Any way to reorder posts on Google Plus?

On Google Plus pages, my posts are always listed in time order. When a new visitor hits my Google page, I would prefer to show them posts at the top of the page, that are most likely going to get ...
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Linking existing YouTube channel to Google Apps account

We had a YouTube channel under a Gmail account. Since then we have signed up for Google apps business and we want to use this for all access to Google services where possible. This is what we tried ...
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YouTube asked me to link my YouTube channel to Google+; how do I undo it?

YouTube just asked me to link my YouTube channel to a Google+ page, and once I agreed, I noticed that my watch history, liked videos are all gone. I remember seeing an option to Undo this, where/how ...
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Can't login to YouTube since changing account name

For a while I got periodic messages on YouTube telling me to move my account to Google Plus and to change the name. Ever since I made that change I can no longer login to YouTube. I get the following ...
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Direct link to video in Google Plus?

Anyone have any idea if it is possible to link directly to a video that is posted in a Google Plus/Picasa gallery? You can link directly to a photo by right clicking in IE and copying the URL of ...
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How to post to Google+ Business Page from Google+ Profile?

I'm the admin of a Google+ Business Page. If I post to it from my Google+ profile by choosing it from the circle drop-down menu, the posting shows as John Doe Shared a post with you instead of normal ...
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How can I see list of albums I've shared on Google Plus, including the messages I composed

I would like to look back and see messages and albums I've tried to send through Google plus. I composed a long message and sent it and he album (I thought) to a friend and myself. It never showed ...
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How do I embed a Google Photos album into a web site?

According to Google's help pages, one can embed pictures from Google Photos onto an external web site: ... but, although it says there's a "Link to this album" on the right hand side, with an ...
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Is there a way to create a stream for people I know and a separate stream for pages on Google+?

Not sure what the correct terms are for what I want to do, so please allow for that! I can see two columns of items on Google+. I see an awful lot of posts from pages and communities - most of it ...
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How do I make sure I'm not appearing on other people's email as “Do you know <me>?”

From time to time Google decides to tell me that I might know some people by their G+ profile from whom I only ever contact via email. (I don't, and don't want to, know or have to do anything with ...
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How do I set up a Google Calendar for my group?

I belong to a group that puts on events. Different people organize different events, but we are all under the umbrella of one group name. We want to create a Google Calendar where we can all add ...
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Allow someone else edit an album on Google+

Is it possible to allow someone else to edit photos within a specific Google+ album? Like adding a legend or a location for the photo(s)?
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How to open list of my posts in google plus filtered by people group I posted for

I logged in google plus, just added post. And I want to see what I posted earlier filtered by people group I posted for. I can open all my posts: Home -> profile -> posts. But how to filter ...
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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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Google+ required for Picasa Web Albums?

Do I now have to use Google Plus to load & view my Picasa web albums? I can't find out how to NOT use Google+ when trying to view my web albums.
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How to untag myself from photos, and prevent people from tagging me in Google Plus?

Is it possible to untag myself from photos uploaded to Google Plus? I've been notified by email that I've been tagged by a friend in one of his photos, but I can't figure out how to untag myself. ...
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How to un-auto-awesome photos in Google+?

I made few nice high-resolution pictures but the evil "auto-awesome" made them into one ugly blurry low quality GIF. I know there is a setting to disable "auto-awesome"ness but it was enabled on ...
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Picasa and Google +

I don’t want to join Google+. Can I just keep updating my Picasa Web Albums or will I be forced to transfer them all to Google+? And if the latter, how do I do the transfer?
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Gmail profile picture

I want to have my company logo in Google Maps. But after I did this now my personal gmail account has my company logo which I do not want. Is there anyway to have them separate?
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Google+ link for YouTube channel creates 2 channels?

Using another Google account—myname@gmail.com—, I created a YouTube channel named DJTheLQ. Recently I was asked if I wanted to link this to Google+. I said yes and clicked all the options (don't ...
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Hide who a Google+ post is shared with

How can I hide who a Google+ post is shared with? Currently, it looks like anyone I share a post with can see who else I have shared the post with.
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Converting a suspended Google+ profile to a Page, without affecting YouTube name?

A year ago I created this YouTube user called CmisSync CMIS Synchronizer and uploaded some video tutorials about my product called "CmisSync". Somehow I also got an associated Google+ account with ...
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Post from Google Keep to Google+

Is there a way to post (publish) a note from Google Keep to Google+ (sure I don't want to do copy+paste :))? I tried to find support for Google Keep, but I couldn't find it easily to ask them ...