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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 ...
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A Link to my Google+ Profile

Is it possible to get a link to my Google+ profile that I can send to anyone so they can see my profile and add me to their circle? This is a very common feature in Facebook but I am not able to find ...
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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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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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How do I block “hung out” auto-posts?

If I click on my Profile in Google Plus, a number of entries are of the form "Dave Babbitt hung out. 4 people hung out." and are blocking my view of the rest of the entries. Is there a way I can keep ...
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Is there a Google hangout button on iPhone?

The new Google hangout button enables to embed hangouts on websites, but it is not supported by iPhone. Google + iPhone app enables hangouts with iPhone devices. Is there a way to use a hangout on ...
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View all posts within a Google Apps domain

My organization uses Google Apps, and Google+ is enabled. My coworkers can share items with everyone in our Google Apps Domain, which is handy for sharing intra-organizational information. Can I ...
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Change Google+ link summary text

As a Google+ user, how can I change the summary text Google+ shows when sharing a link? Here's an example post where it looks like it's showing the first <div> with a certain amount of text in ...
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Do your +1's affect your own Google results?

Your Google plus connections' +1s affect your own Google results. But how about your +1s? If you +1 a site, will it affect your own Google results? For example, if you +1 Stack Exchange, will Stack ...
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How do I view the posts I've +'d or Shared on Google+? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: See the full list of posts, not external websites, +1ed in Google+ Is there a way to view the post's I've "liked" or +'d on Google +
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Convert Google Reader shared items into an RSS feed

With the removal of Google Buzz, Google Reader shared items now go to Google+. Anybody who wants to follow them must also use Google Plus (which is not realistic). Is it possible to use Google Reader ...
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Using asterisks as normal characters in Google+ posts?

I'm trying to write a post in Google plus that has a non-strengthened word with actual *asterisks* around it? Using asterisks in a G+ triggers strenghtening of the word, and trying to escape them ...
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Leave Google Talk pop-out window open when closing parent site

I’m using Google Talk from within Google Mail and Google+. However, I actually don’t want to have the parent site (Google Mail or Google+) open all the time while chatting, I just want the pop-out ...
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How do I view Google+ Ripples? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I visualize post shares on Google+? I've been reading about Google+ Ripples but the "view ripples" option doesn't appear on any of the drop downs of the posts ...