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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 ...
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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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Can a non-Google+ user see my post if I added his email address to a circle?

Let's say I share something with a circle "family" and the circle contains some people that haven't signed up for Google+, so I just have their e-mail address. When these not-yet-plussers sign up ...
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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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Don't show me on other profiles

I would like to disable showing me on other users' profiles in sidebar in circles. I am pretty sure there was such option in settings, but I can't find it now. To support my thought i've checked my ...
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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 to switch back from Google+ profile in Blogger

I connected my Blogger profile with Google Plus, but I don't like it anymore. Can I go back and switch to the old Blogger profile?
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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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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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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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Google+ Picasa photo upload - low resolution

I tried uploading an album to Google+ via Picasa. I tried selecting both Original Size Images as well as 2048 max width options(Photos are 8MP and I have not run out of free storage). But the photos ...
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How do I get my Google+ page show up in available employers?

I've got a Google+ business page that's been around for a while, and now want to add it to my employment list in my own profile. When I edit employment and type the page name, though, it doesn't show ...
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Transferring “likes” from Facebook to Google+, and vice versa

Is it possible to transfer "likes" from Facebook to Google+, or vice versa? In order to do this, I'd need a list of corresponding pages on both Facebook and Google+, so that if I "liked" the page ...
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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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Possible to change scroll speed / refresh rate of trending topic searches?

The trending topic searches refresh every 5 seconds, which doesn't leave much time to read some of the posts. I understand I can manually pause the search. But is it possible to change the refresh ...
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How to delete all of the Instant Upload photos on Google+?

I managed to disable Instant Upload, but it already pumped hundreds of photos from my iPad to my Google+ account. I'd like to delete them en masse. I can't find a simple way. I can drag a selection, ...
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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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Is it possible to reply to Google+ comments via email?

When people reply to a Google+ post of mine or mention me, I get an email. On at least one of those emails, I was able to reply via email. That doesn't seem to be working any more and now messages ...
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Google+ does not show any images in a badge

I have created both a Google+ profile and page. I'm having some issues with the creation of a Google+ Badge. I want to use this badge on my website, where I have installed diffderent Google+ ...
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How to make a post public in Google+ without showing it on others' streams?

I often want to make a post or album visible to the public in Google+, but I do not want to bother people by letting it show up on the streams of people who have me in their Circles. Is there any way ...
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How to find out who shared a page on Google Plus? [duplicate]

One of my blog posts has two +1's on it's social button (Google Plus). I wonder who liked my page. How to find this out?
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Creating Google+ Account without Gmail address

Google allows us to use many of its services without having a Gmail account. But when I visit Google+ and click on the "Sign Up" button, it asks to select a new username and create a new password. Is ...
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How to use Google Search + Your World?

I have read the official blog, but still I am not able to see how do I use this feature? I have tried a lot of Google Searches but nothing shows up. I have taken this pic from net, I do not see any ...
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Is it possible to create a Google+ circle of people who liked/shared a public post?

If I'd want to reach a group of the same interest, wouldn't it be the best way to find the people who publicaly liked/plussed this topic? Is it currently possible to add all people, who liked a post? ...
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Can Google+ Users send private messages to each other

This is a very basic feature of any social networking site, but still I am not able to find it on Google+. I have tried messaging many Google+ users who are in my circle and also have me in their ...
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How to see shared circles/users of old Google Plus post?

I want to modify/see the list of shared circles/users of my old posts but I can’t find it anywhere. If you know how, please help.
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How to automatically share YouTube like/comment to Google Plus?

I can automatically post my YouTube likes/comments to my Facebook & Twitter accounts but cannot find the same thing for Google Plus. It's funny! Below is the settings page for sharing of a YouTube ...
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I cant relate to them and I cant recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
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Blogger: How to include a Page with all the things that I +1'd (possibly through RSS feed)?

I'd like to create a new Page in Blogger that aggregates all of the pages that I have +1'd. I'd like the feed that is generated in Google Plus https://plus.google.com/u/0/<userID>/plusones to ...
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Set Google Plus profile URL to resolve to about page

The standard Google Plus URL (for example: https://plus.google.com/109229333624640995186 ) resolves to the posts page (i.e. https://plus.google.com/109229333624640995186/posts ) by default. Is there a ...
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Using Google+ with a Google Apps Account

Why does Google not allow Google Apps Users to use Google+ without administrator approval? This is the message we get: Google+ is not available for your organisation (vit.ac.in). Please contact ...