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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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Delete all Old Google Plus Posts

Is there a way to delete all of my old (all is also fine) posts on my personal Google+ profile without deleting my Google Plus account?
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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Direct link to video in Google Plus?

Anyone have any idea if it is possible to link directly to a video that is posted in a Google Plus/Picasa gallery? You can link directly to a photo by right clicking in IE and copying the URL of ...
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Remove Google+ profile from Gmail contact?

I use the web interface for Gmail regularly and recently noticed that one of my contacts (let's call him Jim Smith) has a Google+ account attached to his email address...and I cannot remove the damn ...
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Shared albums from Google Plus not showing in Google Photos

Last year I made a few albums and shared them. I think I used the Google Plus photo feature to create a link and email it to my family. Now I'm using Google Photos (i.e. the new standalone app) and I ...
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Get notified when friends come online in Google Plus

Is there anyway to set up Google Plus so that you get notified when friends in your Circles come online in Google Plus? If this is of any importance, I have a Google account without Gmail. This will ...
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Is there a way to leave an anonymous review on Google+?

You used to be able to leave anonymous reviews using Google+. Is there any way to do that anymore? Not sure if giving your full name and photo with your review is wise.
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Where can I find a list of the sites I've +1'ed?

If I go to my Google dashboard I can see the most recent +1 I made (below), but where can I find all the other websites/pages I've +1'ed?
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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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Post to Google+ communities not showing publicly or other members, only to me

I joined few communities related to my niche and started posting there today. But I noticed that on the community page, the post shows only to me and not to the public or other members. Only in one ...
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Two pages on Google+

How can I add second page in Google Plus? I have personal Google+ account and my company page, but I want to create next page about my hobby. How can I do this?
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How to add user to an existing post in Google Plus?

I shared a link with friends and then realized others people might be interested by the content. But I don't see any button that allow to update/edit sharing list. I know I can re-share the posts, ...
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How can I get a custom Google Plus profile URL using the new Google Plus?

I have a Google Plus personal profile, and I want to get a custom URL for it. I meet all of the requirements for getting a custom URL: You have ten or more followers (people who have added you to ...
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How do I automatically add many, many people on Google+ that I have not previously added

Let's say I am looking at Google+, Find People, Suggestions, and simply to quickly create a multitude of connections i.e., people in my circles I want to automate adding an entire page full of those ...
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how to report impersonation of hangout account

Someone is trying to impersonate me and has created a google+ account and hangout. Google+ account had pictured of me and I reported impersonation of that google+ account and it was removed by google. ...
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Is it possible on that +1 be seen only by the owner of the post in Google+?

So when I put +1 on someone’s post on Google+, is it possible that only the person which shared it can see my +1?
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Can I live stream using Youtube Hangouts on Air without using my Google + account name?

I noticed Youtube offers live streaming now, via "hangouts on air". However it appears to tie to my Google Plus account, which uses my real name. I'd rather keep using my Youtube channel only. I'd ...
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How to stop Google+ Notifications?

Google+ unread notifications serve their purpose well on Google+ website but I don't understand their need of popping up across entire Google ecosystem. For ex: If I am doing some search on Google, I ...
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Why is YouTube showing me notifications that I disabled?

I receive these absolute rubbish notifications. Not in email, but in YouTube. I only really want notifications where people have replied to me. Here are the settings I have ticked/unticked: ...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

I had a Google Plus business page where and I changed the ownership of the account to a new manager. The Google Plus page had an associated email account that could be logged into just like any other ...
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Add photos to a post with only one shared photo (from the desktop or otherwise)

I want to know if it's possible to add more photos to a post that got created by sharing a single photo. I can't find a way. In contrast, when I share a couple (or more) photos in a post, a kind of ...
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Where can I change the photo for posting to Google Groups?

Google groups leads me to my Google+ profile, but the picture on Google+ is different from the thumbnail. Where can I change my actual Google Groups picture? See: When I post a new topic and want to ...
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Delete a profile photo from Google+ When Google+ Photos shows no record of the photo

How do I delete my profile photo from Google+? I am having an incredible amount of trouble clicking through Google plus, trying to find the delete button. This situation is unique in the sense that ...
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Can I use Google+ for image hosting on forum sites?

Often, I need to host an image that I want to post in a forum or phpBB site that doesn't accept attachments. I used to use ImageShack until they started charging for their service. I have a Gmail ...
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Why can't unsubscribed Google+ users join events anymore?

I had to organize an annual meeting. This year I decided to organize it with Google+: it worked well, and the fact that you don't need to be subscribed to Google+ to be able to accept invites is very ...
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Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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My Posts Not Visible In Google+ Community?

I have joined a community and apparently recently I am unable to post to the Google+ community. I mean I am able to post, I can see my post in my profile or the community but other people tend to be ...
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How to hide the Google+ posts on my Google+ profile page?

I've unchecked the "Show your Google+ communities posts on the Posts tab of your Google+ profile" option from the settings, but I can still see the posts (youtube comments) I made by viewing the ...
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How can I view a post someone shared with me ONLY on Google+?

I saw a notification that someone has shared a private post + video with me, but now that notification has disappeared. All I can see in notification window are the posts to my YouTube videos, I can't ...
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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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Google+ photos to edit (possibly through Google Drive)

I do not understand why pictures that I do not want to edit are editable in Google+ whereas those which I do want to edit are not editable. I do not see Edit button for them. I hear that Google ...
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Is it possible to automatically add people to a Google+ circle by their Google Profile ID?

I have exported a list of profile IDs I've been following on Google Reader. Is it possible to import them as a circle in Google+?
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Can I resize my uploaded photos in Google+ to standard size? I'm about to run out of Google Drive space and the standard size would be enough, but I can't find an option to resize the pictures. It ...
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Can I disable the Google/Youtube notifications for people +1'ing comments?

I voted for or replied to a comment on Youtube and now the Google bell icon thing won't leave me alone. (And it's everywhere!!) I don't want to know if someone else +1'ed a comment I replied to! I ...
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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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How to remove all friends in Google+ at once

I just found out that I have a massive fake friends list in my account. I have more than 4k friends, and it’s hard to remove them one by one. Is there a way to mass-remove them? And if yes, how?
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Google+ repeating events

Is there any way to set up a repeat event for a Google+ group? I have a group that has regular meetings twice a week and setting up the events manually is really annoying (plus I forget sometimes).
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Photos not shown in all Google+ Communities when shared

Sometimes I share same photo with same text, and link, to different communities and when I check some of those communities with private browsing my photos are not shown. I have noticed this since few ...
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Converting from Google Circle contacts to Google mail recipients

I am a realtor and have 580 other realtors that I have downloaded their email addresses into a Google Circle. Now I am trying to email them a mass email for an Open House on this Sunday. I have placed ...
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How to use just Nickname instead of Full name on G+?

I'm following these Desktop steps to add the nickname for my G+ profile, however I'm not able to use my nickname to display on comments. For example going to some Chrome web store and posting the ...
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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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Any way to see where Google+ profile views have come from?

I have a pretty inactive Google+ account, I tend to post every few weeks. I now have 280,000 profile views although I have no idea where they came from. They seemed to come in one large batch. Is ...
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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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Google Talk XMPP username for Google+ non-Gmail account?

Google+ decided to let me IM with people in my circles. But I only ever notice IM messages if I log in to an account via Pidgin (a desktop XMPP/AIM/etc. client). Google offers XMPP login to its chat ...
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...
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May I see who is not following me on Google+?

I have people following me that I follow, people who follow me who I do not and people who I follow but who do not follow me. Is there a way to see those three lists?
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Can I hide specific Google Drive images from Google+ photo?

I wonder if there are any ways to hide specific GDrive photos from G+ photo even if I turned on the option to show GDrive photos in G+ photo?
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How To Hide My Google+ Profile?

if I want to hide my Google+ profile from everyone i.e make it from public to private, how can this be done? I have different strangers adding me into their circles which I don't like.
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Youtube comment: Unticking “Also share on Google+”

There is a "Also share on Google+" option when you publish a comment under Youtube video and proposals to make sure to untick the "Also share on Google+" option, which is currently on by default if ...