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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 to disable chat on Google+ but not in Gmail

How can I make the chat boxes disappear and disable the friend list on Google+ but not on Gmail?
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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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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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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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How do I remove “Birthdays” from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

I noticed a turquoise entry had creepily appeared on my Google Calendar for someone called "Gavin" (I know several). A recent update adds a "Birthdays" calendar. It turns out these come from Google+ ...
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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 ...
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How does Googles “Auto Awesome” choose images?

I accepted to let Google peruse my images and auto awesome them earlier today. Just now I got a notification that one of my images had been awesomified. What I find strange is that it was one of the ...
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How to notify a G+ circle?

Is it possible to make a post which notifies the users who are in a circle I have shared it with? I understand that this would be ridiculous if I was to share a post with a huge circle, but if I have ...
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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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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.
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Who sees my posts shared with “Extended Circles” in their stream?

I'm not sure my own answer to this guestion is correct: When to post to "Extended Circles"? When I wrote that question and answer, I thought that sharing to "extended circles" would ...
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Is it possible to automatically add people to a Google+ circle by their Google Profile ID?

I have exported a list of profile IDs I've been following on Google Reader. Is it possible to import them as a circle in Google+?
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How do I add Sparks in Google+?

I am trying to add more sparks to my Google+ account but I cannot find where the link to add them has gone. It seems to have been moved and I don't know where. How can I add more sparks to my Google ...
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Getting a Google Plus profile unsuspended

Google+ has suspended my profile for using an invalid name. I changed my name but my profile is still suspended. How do I get it unsuspended? How do they check if the name entered is real or not? ...
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Using Google+ multiple Gmail Accounts

Is there a way to make a Google+ account work across say 6 different Google email accounts or do you have to to create a new Google+ account for each email account?
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Can I make my plus-1 public on Google+?

I have +1'ed few sites, and they are showing in my Google+ profile to my "extended circles" (people in my circles and their circles). However, can I make my plus-ones public? The same way that I can ...
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How do I get 'pages' notifications into my own notification inbox?

Both Facebook and Google+ show me notifications in a little menu when someone mentions me or comments on my posts. This is useful. Both Facebook and in Google+ lets me create pages, and so I've ...
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posting in google+ that is automatically reposted on Facebook

How can I post in Google+ that is automatically reposted on Facebook? Are there any browser extensions for this in Google-Chrome or Firefox?
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I want to activate Google+ on my Google Apps account but I am not given the option

I want to activate Google+ on my Google Apps account. When I click on https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/primary-domain-name the page that opens has the following option only; Sites, Docs, Calendar, ...
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How to change photo sharing settings on Google+ (For photos uploaded from Mobile)

I have uploaded one photo from Google+ application on my Android phone. Although I am pretty sure that I have selected only one Circle while uploading but may be due to some bug it is visible to all ...
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...
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Delete all Old Google Plus Posts

Is there a way to delete all of my old (all is also fine) posts on my personal Google+ profile without deleting my Google Plus account?
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Is it possible to get Google+ to create one story from 2 people's camera roll?

I love Google+’ Stories feature, where it takes camera photos you've uploaded and automatically infers when you go on holiday / have a trip away and presents it as a sort of slideshow. Often though, ...
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Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality [closed]

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features basically includes email and chat only functions? Certain instances may cause Google+ as a mere distraction, knowing that by default ...
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Can I hide specific Google Drive images from Google+ photo?

I wonder if there are any ways to hide specific GDrive photos from G+ photo even if I turned on the option to show GDrive photos in G+ photo?
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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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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.
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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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How does Google+ determine which posts to display?

Google+ has this nifty slider to choose how many posts go into the main stream. How does Google+ determine which posts should be displayed?
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How can I see who I have already invited to Google+?

I've sent some invitations to Google+. Some users signed up, some didn't. I want to avoid sending repeat invitations to those who didn't sign up, but I lost track of who these people are. Is there ...
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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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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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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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How to know who has invited me to an event I've found in my Google Calendar?

Some times I get invited to Google+ events and these events get shown in my Google+ calendar. The most of these invitations can be considered spam and I would like to uncircle the sender in such ...
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How to make Google+ circle renaming reflect on Android app

I renamed a G+ circle, but it hasn't reflected in the Android app. I hit refresh many times, changed views between circles, went into notifications etc, but the name is still the old one. How can it ...
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How do I search for unread mails with specific Google+ Circle in my Gmail?

I want to search for unread mails but with specific circle. Is it possible or I've to press next => next page and have to look it manually to find unread emails under specific Google+ circle - as ...
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Search for “google+” on Twitter without regular “google” in results

How do you search for "google+" on Twitter without results also showing the form without the plus sign (+)? I want to search for the literal google+ on Twitter. Unfortunately, the plus gets encoded ...
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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 ...