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Is there a way to link to a Google+ comment?

I cannot find anywhere on a Comment something I can just right-click and copy so I can have a direct link to it. Is there any way to link to a specific comment?
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Difference between getting Google profile picture via Google+ API and Google Profiles API?

From what I can tell, Google provides two methods to get a profile picture. The first is through the Profiles API: https://developers.google.com/google-apps/profiles/#retrieving_photo The second is ...
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

I have lost hard copies of a number of photos and they are saved in Google plus and Picaso. They were saved as the smaller, standard size photos. Because of the lower quality, I cannot utilize them ...
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How do you add everyone in a Contacts Group (in Gmail) to a Google+ Circle?

I've got some Groups in my Gmail contacts (like PhotoShare). I'd like to create (ideally auto sync) a Google+ Circle to have all those contacts to make it a bit easier to share photos, etc. (I forget ...
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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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Staying invisible on Google Plus

I'm considering signing up for Google Plus to get all the alluring perks Google's offering, such as unlimited cloud space for photos and shorter videos. However, apart from sharing data with a few ...
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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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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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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 ...
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How to delete all the Google+ stories (auto-awesome images) created while backing up from Android

I enabled recently the backing up of my images/videos on my Android 4.4 Nexus 5 since it was suggested to me, as described here ...
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How can I un-ignore people within a G+ Community?

I have a medium sized private G+ Community to manage. As only a fraction of the requests to join actually gets processed, I batch ignore join requests every now and then to clean up the list. Now a ...
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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 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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The share via email option has disappeared in GPlus

There used to be a little box you could check to share your Google Plus post via email that's not there for me anymore - It just disappeared. Any idea how to get it back?
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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.
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Post both to Google Plus Personal and Page?

Is there a way to have posts appear in both your Google Plus (business) Page and personal posts without posting twice? For example, if I post to my Page stream, I want that post to also show up in my ...
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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 do I delete my Google+ account while keeping Gmail?

How do you completely get rid of Google Plus and still use Gmail and not have it pester you about registering for Google+?
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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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What's the difference between a “normal” Google+ page and a “My Business” one?

I just tried to correct our company's address on Google Maps and ended up creating a "My Business" Google+ page in the process. We already had a Google+ profile, but this "My Business" page is also ...
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How do I hide the Hangouts panel on Google Plus?

On the Google+ website (plus.google.com), the Hangouts panel appears on the right hand side. I already have the Chrome Hangouts extension so I don't need it there at all.
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Never did +1 but have hundreds of +1's in my Google account data

I have a Google account but I use it mostly for Gmail, never had any activity in Google+ and didn't +1 anything ever. Today I went to the account data page to review / disable some things and the ...
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How do I hide my Google plus profile picture from myself?

I use my actual face for my Google+ profile but since I'm not a narcissist, I'm already sick of seeing it every single time I'm using Youtube, Gmail, Maps, Calendar and of course Search. How can I ...
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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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Google Plus circle and email

I had a Google Plus circle with one person in it. I understand that an outsider can see on my profile who is in the circle, but can this outsider see emails, chats, hangouts, etc. too?
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Private videos visible in 'view profile as public'?

For some reason I can see private videos in the videos tab in my profile when I use "view profile as public" mode. Why is this? Are they really public despite being private?
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Google+ following

How do I know if or when I was following a person on Google+ ? Does Google have history on it? Would Google+ send me email notifications suggesting to follow someone, if I was already following them? ...
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Linking YouTube Channel with Google+ Profile

I have a YouTube channel and a Google+ Profile and I want to link them together to have managers on YouTube. I do not get a button saying would you like to link this to Google+ nor do I get one that ...
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Adding Photos To Blogger Blog Automatically Adds Them To Google Plus Photos: How To Disable

When I add a picture to my Blogger Blog, the same picture gets added to my Google Plus photo gallery. I then delete them in Google Photos because excess clutter bothers me. It's not that the Blogger ...
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How can I make the WP Publicize plugin share my posts to (all or specific) Google+ circles?

I use Wordpress, and I'm trying to use the Publicize plugin to auto-post new blog posts to my Google+ circles. However, when I publish a Wordpress post, the plugin correctly picks it up and puts it in ...
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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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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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Change Image Date on Google+

I've uploaded some images to an album on Google+, however the camera which the photos were taken on did not have the correct date/time. Therefore my images appear out of order (as they are displayed ...
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Add location to a Google+ Story

My story currently has a location but it is wrong and the options it offers in the edit dropdown are not right either. How can I add a location in a Google+ story?
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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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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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Is it possible to publish a video stored in Google+ directly to YouTube?

I have a video in my Google+ account, which I would like to publish directly to YouTube, without the need to download and re-upload it first. Is this possible? My YouTube and Google+ accounts are ...
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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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Share all photos from Android phone with company Circle

We use Google Apps and a bunch of Android phones. We do civil construction work and my people are always on the ground taking pictures with their Android phones. The phones are only for work-related ...
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Youtube account connected to google+ profile, how switch to google+ page?

When youtube forced us (I think) to link our youtube to a google+ profile, I linked it to and I guess created a google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my youtube account, as a result. ...
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How to export or share Google+ photos with Facebook?

There must be an easier way to do this than re-upping hundreds of photos all over again? I have tried everything I can find in Facebook apps and an iOS app called Facebook Photo Importer which looks ...
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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How do I export my Google+ pictures?

I'm starting the process of leaving Google+, but have a couple larger albums there that I'd like to save (so, going to each picture and saving it individually would be very painful). Exporting the ...
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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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Is there a way to share a link to a public Google+ post?

I know I can re-share the post to my stream, but how do I point a non Google+ user to a publicly shared post?
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How do I get an RSS feed of my friends in Google Plus?

I want to follow my friends on Google+ with an RSS reader. Is there any means for obtaining all of their RSS feeds all at once via Google+?
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How to format code blocks in Google Plus?

I want to post some code to Google Plus. Eg.: #!/bin/sh adb shell screencap p | perl -pe 's/\x0D\x0A/\x0A/g' > adb-screenshot$(date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S).png but dashes - makes the code stroke ...
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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 ...
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Comments to flagged posts on G+ badminton community

Recently, I became a moderator for the largest badminton community on Google+, mainly to remove spam and/or to respond to flagged posts, see pic: In order for me to apply some sort of a "three ...
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How can I make Google+ give me desktop notifications?

How can I make Google+ show notifications in the Mac OS X menu bar? I believe that menu bar icon is showing me Desktop Notifications. I have those enabled... and I have no exceptions set for ...