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Google Hangout with fullscreen screenshare

We would like to use Google Hangout for corporate multi user communication, mainly for screensharing. Default setting does not support fullscreen mode. Only option is to resize the browser window to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where can we see the list of all shared albums on Google Plus?

I can't find the page where I could see all the albums other users have given me access to on my Google+ albums photo https://plus.google.com/photos
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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 do you search for images or albums in Google+

I believe that my images from Google+ and from Picasa web album can both be found in either application. I can search for an album name or an image caption or a file name in Picasa web album. Can I do ...
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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 to set Google+ photos to be Public-Unlisted (as you could do with PicasaWeb)?

Previously, if I uploaded photos from Picasa to PicasaWeb, I could specify them as Public but Unlisted. So you had to have the link to view them but no login was required. I don't see that option now ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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is Facebook actively blocking Emojis?

When I post all Emojis that are available in OSX Mountain Lion on google+, I get this (safari screenshot): When I do exactly the same on facebook I get this (safari screenshot): Is it possible ...
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Why don't I see posts from my family members in my stream?

I have a Family circle with 7 members. I have my subscription level for this circle set to the highest setting: "Also subscribe to notifications for all new posts". Yet, on several occasions, family ...
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How to create a Google+ business profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Equivalent of a “fan page” in Google+? I have seen that some sites like IGN, PCGamer, etc. have created, few hours ago, their Google+ profiles. I suppose ...
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Is there a way to share photos in Google+ with people who do not have a Google+ account?

I want to share photos with family and friends who do not necessarily have Google+ accounts. In Picasa I could save photos as Private so they just needed the Private Link. But I don't see that ...
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How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs?

I see that Google and Blogger and maybe other have a customized Google Plus URL. Ex: http://plus.google.com/+google/posts http://plus.google.com/+blogger/posts
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Who has added me to their circles in Google+?

How can I view the list of people who have me in their circles on Google+?
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How to use a bold asterisk in a Google+ post?

I'm trying to use the asterisk character (*) in a Google Plus post. The problem is that the asterisk character is used in Google+ to make text bold. *text* would make text. In this question, someone ...
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Is there a way to get directly to the desired user for a specific Google service while using multiple sign-in?

I am permanently logged in as two users, Google Apps for domains and also my non-Google Apps Gmail account. This is what happens whenever I am using Google Apps for domains, and want to use other ...
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Embed Google+ photos on website

Is it possible to embed Google+ photos on a website, much like it used to be possible with PicasaWeb?
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Google+ notification button showing count of 1 but nothing else

What is this red notification bar in Google+? It is always at "1", and when I click it a blank popup opens. What is it supposed to do and why is it always showing me a 1?
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What is the subject line of a Google+ Invite?

What is the phrase in the subject line of a Google+ invite? Somebody sent me one, and searching for "Google+" in my Gmail account turns up no results.
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Suppressing splog content from Google+ Sparks

This afternoon, a Google Sparks query on a particular brand of footwear returns twenty results, of which twelve are low-content or nonsensical splogs. Is there a way to block sites in Sparks? I can ...
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Show the list of users who +1 or liked a Google Reader feed item

How, or where, do you find the list of Google+ users who have read things in Google Reader and hit that +1 like button? At the tail end of an item in Google Reader there is this social button ...
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How to remove Google+ Circles contacts in Gmail contacts?

I see that in my Gmail contacts there are duplicated contacts that come from Google+ as below snapshot. I really don't want those contacts appear in my Gmail. How can I get rid of it?
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Google+ Auto Enhance photo album

Google+ recently released a feature that allows me to auto enhance my photos. However I seem to have to auto enhance each photo individually, which is pretty useless when I've got hundreds of photos. ...
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How are Google Plus emails interactive?

I received a mail from Google+ saying that someone I knew recently joined Google+. The email had an interactive red-box which allowed me to add the user to my circles. As far as I am aware, emails do ...