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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 ...
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How can you tell who owns a page in Google+?

There are many fake pages in Google+ and I want to know who owns each page. Where do I look to find out the owner of a Google Plus page?
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Google Plus get notification of a friend activity similarly to Close Friend list in facebook

When I want to see updates of a friend in Google Plus, I currently have to go to his home page to see them - while in facebook, what I need to do is to add him/her to my Close Friend list. Is there a ...
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More admins in Google+ Event

How can I make some guests of my event able to change the event? I would expect an answer in G+ Events help, but there's nothing about this topic.
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How can I upload images to Google+ via email?

Is it possible to upload an image to my Google+ profile via email? All other social services seems to have this feature available, but I can't find it on Google+.
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How do I hide my work Google Plus profile?

I use G+ with my personal gmail account, it is good and all and people can find and circle me. Lately I've got a job in an IT company where they use Google apps, and they share misc thing internally ...
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Proper response when random “Pages” circle you on Google+?

On a regular basis, I get notifications that some Google+ page has added me to their circles. I can understand why a stranger (a person) would circle me, but why is a page circling me? These pages ...
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Question about Google+ hangouts! [duplicate]

Hey everyone so I have a few questions and I would really appreciate a response from those that are "100 factually certain of their answers" over someone who is merely speculating. So I know that ...
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Who has +1'd my posts in Google+

In G+ new design, some +1s cannot be seen because some users makes it hidden. The question is how to know who have +1'd my posts (the full list). There is no special option is the new design of G+.
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Google+ without prefix name

I want to use my nickname as my Google+ custom URL, however Google+ is forcing me to use my name as prefix. Since I can only set my URL only once, how can I choose one without my name on it?
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How does the Google+YouTube integration work?

I know very little about social media. My son knows a pretty fair amount. He has had a GMail address for 6 + years. He opened a Google+ account approx. 3 years ago but didn’t start using it until one ...
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How is the plus number on top of Google+ pages calculated?

I know it is not only the number of followers. But it is somehow related with +1s on page's posts, page's followers and page's +1s. Also sometimes I note that the count decreases, not sure if it is ...
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How to add all members of a community to a circle in Google?

After joining a particular community I would like to follow all of its members (adding them to a dedicated circle for convenience). Can this be done any way easier than clicking and adding every one ...
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How to join a Google+ community I have been invited to if the “accept invitation” button does not work?

I have been invited to a new private Google+ community and the "accept invitation" button just does not work (Firefox 27), also "Loading..." label is displayed if I try Chrome (32). Restarting the ...
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How to see click throughs for Google Plus posts?

I'm relatively new to Google Plus. As far as I can tell, it's impossible to see click throughs via the platform. Click the "down arrow" in the upper right corner of a post and you will see this menu: ...
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What happens to videos shot at 60 fps when uploaded to Google+?

Does it keep the 60 fps or does it lower it to 30 fps after upload?
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How to disable things I post to an open public Google+ community (not mine) from showing up in my main public feed?

Whenever I post a message to a community it pops up in my feed like a usual post visible to all the followers. But I'd like it to be visible only inside the community. Is it possible?
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Can Google send me DMCA notices to takedown private videos on Google+?

Google is notorious for sending DMCA notices to takedown private videos on YouTube. E.g. on YouTube I often receive DMCA notices for video I took when some music was around: clubs, concerts, bars, ...
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How can I prevent people from sending me email through Google+?

Google sent me an email today announcing that Google+ users can now send emails directly to my Gmail inbox if I'm in one of their Google+ circles, even if they don't know my email address. I only want ...
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Phantom Google Contacts

I'm experiencing a problem related to Google Contacts, or what I consider to be "Phantom" Google Contacts. I use GMail for email, but Trillian for chat to connect to my Google Talk account. In my ...
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Cloning/Merging Circles in Google+

Google+'s Circle's feature is a fun way to organize your contacts. Like of Facebook lists, only better. That said, it's not so fun the nth time you do it. Starting some scratch each time you want to ...
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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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If I block someone from Gmail chat, will it block them on Google+?

Somebody I have added to my Google+ circles is now showing up as chattable in my Gmail chat sidebar. I don't want her to be able to see me as online whenever I've got a Gmail tab open - just when I'm ...
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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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How do I migrate circles from a Google Apps for Business account to a regular Google Plus account

I have a Google Apps for Business account and a regular Google account. I want to transfer my G+ circles from the Apps account to the regular one. I have attempted this by logging in to the Apps ...
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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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How do I invite a non Google+ member to a hangout?

When I try to invite a non Google+ member to a hangout it appears to send an email invite but the email never arrives. I have tried about 5 different emails that I have access to to test it out but no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Google plus - disable all post changes

Am I able disable new changes for a G+ post? Say I post an image on G+ and somebody writes a really bad comment. I want to "conserve" the comment (disable new changes like deletion or editing of the ...
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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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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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Can I have multiple Gmail accounts associated with Google+?

I have two accounts that I wish to have associated with my Google+ profile. Meaning that I would like to be able to sign into either account, and have access to the same Google+ profile. Is this ...
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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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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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Removing a Game from your “Your Games” list on Google +

I have tried a lot of games on Google+ and hated most of them, there's only two-three games that I find worth-while. Google has a List called "Your Games" where it arranges all games ever played by ...
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See the full list of posts, not external websites, +1ed in Google+

Where do I go to find a list or collection of all the posts in Google+ that I have ever marked with the +1 button? The +1 tab on my G+ profile shows only web sites I +1'ed and not the posts that I ...
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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?