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I don't use Google Plus – why do I have followers on my Google Account?

When I do a Privacy Checkup from my Google Account page, and examine the first setting 1. Control what others see about you, I see that I have a number of "Followers". I am wondering why this happens,...
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How to view the full size and remove old Google Profile pictures

How do you actually view and delete profile pictures from a Google account? For example, in Google Drive, if I click on the picture of me in the top right cornor > click change > under your photos, ...
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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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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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Correct way to link G+ local page with G+ business page

I have two Google+ Pages: Google+ Business Page (address verified) What used to be a "Google Local" page (address verified) They show as "locations" in the new Google My Business dashboard. A few ...
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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 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 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: https:...
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What are all the steps to transfer ownership of a YouTube account?

I have a channel for my website that I created with an old Yahoo email address (let's call this "A"). I now want to transfer this to my email (let's call this "B") I'm using for the website (info@...
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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 to jump to a particular date when viewing a person's posts stream on Google+?

I would like to bring up something I or somebody else has shared on Google+ months ago. It is time consuming to just scroll down and down and down, clicking more and more. Can I just jump to a ...
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How to prevent G+ to show animal posts on my timeline

I know that G+ learns what you like/see, and even though I have never, ever, clicked (given focus) on an animal post (90% cats, 9% dogs, 1% other animals) shown on my timeline, most of the time I wait ...
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How do I invite more than 5 people to Google Hangouts

The maximum number of Hangouts participants is 10, but I am getting an error message when I try to invite more than 5. So far I've found one other bug report, but no answers. It looks like: How ...
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Can I see who viewed my profile?

I want to know who viewed my profile or video. Everything I've read so far speaks of view counts but not of listing or showing the actual viewers. Is this possible to find out? Somewhere I read ...
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Cover photo won't change on Google+

Whenever I try to change my cover photo on Google+ it just says: There was an error changing your cover photo. RETRY As I recall I had the same problem about a month ago when I tried so it ...
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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? Update: YouTube now supports 60fps videos, since Oct'14.
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Why doesn't my Gmail photo change?

I have changed my Google+ photo 6 months ago. I even removed my old photo from the list of profile photos to be sure the old photo is gone. I even changed my photo in Gmail → Settings → My picture. ...
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Find the reason for receiving a Google+ notification

Is there any way to understand exactly why one got a particular notification about a new post in a message thread? I can guess many possible reasons, but I'd really like to click on some meta ...
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How can I control the order of the G+ circles?

I thought the circles were listed in alphabetical order, and started prefixing them like "1-Family", "3-Acquaintances", "9-Strangers" but now I added a "5" which is listed last in the circles screen ...
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How to continue reading a Google+ community/collection?

I'm reading a Google+ community. Now I want to quit and come back later on that page, but I want to navigate to the position of the post I have read before I leave, but I don't know how. Currently I ...
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What is shared with my Google+ circles?

I like to organise things a little bit too much. When Google+ was launched I got a little bit obsessed with the circles feature, and I have 50+ circles right now. Sharing content on Google+ is more ...
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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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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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Changing Google Plus page URL

I have a Google Plus business page and a brand page. The business page has a URL of google.com/+companyname. I didn't choose it as a custom URL. I have another custom URL: google.com/+companynamexyz, ...
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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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Search your Google+ conversations

Google provides the dominant Internet search. Moreover, it puts forward its Google+ social network (discussions), particularly, converting every YouTube conversation into one. How do you connect these ...
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How do I add a contact from within Gmail's contact interface to Google Plus circles?

I find it rather tedious to add a contact from within Google+ interface to a circle. I would rather add the contact from within the contacts section in Gmail. Is this possible? Better yet, can it ...
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How to change a link shared on Google+?

A post links to a Wikimedia image, but the link is no longer valid (the image either disappeared or moved somewhere else), now it shows a broken link image instead. What really matters is the text ...
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Any way to reorder posts on Google Plus?

On Google Plus pages, my posts are always listed in time order. When a new visitor hits my Google page, I would prefer to show them posts at the top of the page, that are most likely going to get ...
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Google+ +1 tab missing - where do I find what pages I have given +1?

I want to know what pages I have given a +1 in Google+. Previously I could see this in the +1 tab on my Google+ profile. The help still describes this as the place to look However, I can no longer ...
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Why can't I “plus 1” certain pages in Google+?

I have a Google+ account and the "g+1" button on my toolbar. For most web pages the button is enabled and I can, should I so wish, show my "love" for the page by clicking it. However, there are some ...
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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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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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Deactivating Google plus account and reactivation

If I've deactivated my Google+ account can I reactivate it again and continue with all the previous information, eg. circles and posts? Can I unblock my self is someone blocked me? If I deactivate ...
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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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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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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I can't relate to them and I can't 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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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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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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Add my business and current Google+ page to Google places

I have a Google place page I do not want to erase or migrate, it contains YouTube videos with insights, posts, photos etc. When I try to add my business in Google Places, it automatically creates a ...
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Are YouTube videos you upload posted to the connected Google+ account?

I just started a new YouTube channel and I'm wondering if the videos you uploaded get posted to your Google+ account? Basically I have my main Google/YouTube account and I went and created a new ...
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How do I completely disable the “Hot on Google+” feature?

Is it possible to completely disable the Google+ feature called "Hot on Google+" that makes some posts of people not present in your circle appear on your stream? This is an example:
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Hide existing Youtube comments from Google+ Posts

I've been using Youtube and Google+ for years now. In the past I've posted comments on Youtube videos with little restraint. Now, unfortunately, my Google+ feed is an embarrassing window into the mind ...
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How to change “other names” in my Google Plus basic info

I want to change "other names" in Google Plus other info but there is no link to do it
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Is there any way to reorder the list of communities on Google+?

I subscribe to many communities on Google+. Is there any way to reorder the matrix of communities or at least show the most recently viewed ones first?
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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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Where I can find my own Google+ Play reviews and ratings?

I know that Google Play reviews and ratings are now connected with my Google+ account and my name. But where exactly I can find a list of my own reviews and ratings on Google Play apps?
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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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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 ...