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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies?

I'm using Google+ Instant Upload to backup all my photos online, since I purchased Google Storage about two years ago and made extensive use of Picasa. My question is simple - does adding an Instant ...
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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 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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Why is “never show” in GChat not removing a user?

I've been having an issue with GMail Chat lately. Setting aside how annoying it is that Google Plus adds people to your chat list when you add them on Google Plus, I've been choosing to "never show" ...
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Any way to move a video from Google+ to YouTube?

I have a number of videos from my phone on Google+, is there an easy way to get them publicly available on my Youtube channel? I'm not able to figure it out.
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See complete list of people +1 a page using gplus button

I want get a badge to 10 persons whom +1 my blog. but I can see only 3 of them listed inside of button. Is there any place to find complete list of these persons?
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How to join a public hangout?

Before, I could easily join public hangouts. But now, whenever I click on the play button it's opening a Youtube live stream.
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G+ Hangouts, is there any way to prevent the hall of mirrors effect when sharing the desktop?

In G+ hangouts, I'm often sharing my desktop. Sometimes when I do this I mute the other participants because I'm giving some kind of lecture, but I will check back to see what they're saying in chat ...
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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 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 to change the public url of picasa album

My picasa web album is linked to my google plus account. My public url has a long string of unique numbers on it . My Question is how do we change the string of numbers to my gmail account username. ...
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SMS posts from google voice to Google+ don't work any more

Posts from Google Voice to Google+ via SMS are not working. For good measure, I tried testing from another Google Voice account and changed the SMS source number in Google+ settings. Did not work. I ...
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Does Google+'s ML algorighms use mute post info?

I've been using Google+ frequently and have taken to muting posts in which I am disinterested. I know Google+ uses machine learning algorithms to determine what content should be displayed to me. The ...
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Have more than nine members as part of the Google+ Hangout audience

I am doing a talk show with significant crowd turn out where it will be a conversation between three people in three locations over video conference. The rest will be an audience but Google Hangouts ...
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How to get RSS of my friends in google plus?

I was subscribed many of my friends in Google Reader (before Google change this service to Google Plus) and now I want to follow my friends in Google plus with Google Reader and want their Google ...
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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 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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How to set session timeout for my google+

How to set session timeout for my google+ ?
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What happened to my comments on Google+?

I don't know whether this question has been asked earlier, the problem seems pretty unique to me. I was commenting on this hotly debated post, posted some 30-40 comments, then all of a sudden I ...
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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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Many services can syndicate blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Can any attach locations or people?

There are many services that syndicate blogs to social networks, ie automatically post links to new blog posts. TwitterFeed, dlvr.it, OnlyWire, and IFTTT are some of the best known. I haven't found ...
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How can I email a photo from Google plus via gmail?

I have a photo under Photos on G+. I want to email it to someone. Ideally, I could do this from Gmail, but if I can do it from G+ that would be great. I don't see any way of doing this from Gmail. In ...
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filter out certain posts in Google+

How can I filter out certain posts from showing up in my Google+ feed? For example, if I don't want to see more and more posts related to "disney AND lucasfilm", is there any way that I can add such ...
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Can you upload a saved profile to Google Plus?

Using Takeout, you can download your Google Plus profile information to a json file. Is it possible to use this file to upload the information to a new Google Plus account?
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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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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 exclude people when posting in Google+

I want to share my post in Google+ with everyone except a specific user. Is it possible in Google+? (If it matters, this user in one of my circles.)
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How can I change the URL of my Google+ account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs? I just want to add my own name to that URL instead of its(Google+'s) default boring alphanumerical codes......
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Is it possible to merge two Google+ accounts?

I have managed to get myself two Google+ accounts. I created the first when it was in beta, but used a non Gmail address when signing up (I really can't remember why). I can't add my existing Gmail ...
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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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How to make a Google+ circle a strict subset of another circle?

I would like to create two circles. One called children and one called family. Naturally all members of children circle are also members of family circle but the family circle contains more. children ...
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Implications of removing a Google+ account

I recently upgraded my semi-throwaway Gmail account to Google+ in order to test the video conferencing abilities of Hangout. I would like to remove this as much as possible. Does Google+ → Settings → ...
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Creating Google+ profile has changed a Google Apps for Business email name

We use Google Apps for business for email, docs etc. For one account sydney@domain.com I setup a Google+ profile but didn't realise it would change the name of the email account Was: From email name: ...
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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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Are there any Chrome clients of Google+? [closed]

I am looking for a client on Chrome for Google+, just like Silverbird for Twitter. In a list of Chrome extension for Google+, some claim they can do the job, but I can't find one working correctly, ...
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Sync two Google accounts

Since 1994 my primary email has been aol (which I have grown to hate and want to delete) Years ago I set up an anonymouse blog on blogspot with a silly (dumb) Gmail address. Since then I have become ...
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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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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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Why are the people I've circled not showing up?

How come the number of people shown "in your circles" on my page are only half of what I actually have?
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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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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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Google+ Remove Cover

Is it possible to remove the profile cover once you've set one? Basically, have it revert to the initial "default" one of that particular account. Thank you.
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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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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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Is it possible to add apps to Google+ pages?

Is there a way to add Apps to Google+ pages a la Facebook? For example the common iframe tab facebook allows. If not, is there any similar functionality available or something in store announced by ...
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How do I delete Google plus pictures from my profile?

Is there a way I can delete all my Google+ pictures?
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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 download all photos from Instant Upload (Auto Backup)?

I've been uploading via Instant Upload (a.k.a Auto Backup) from my Android phone now for about a year. There are many photos and now I want to download them all to my computer. However, I can't ...