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Mute a Google+ circle

How can I mute a Google+ circle? I've seen that the main stream is composed of all the singular streams from the various circles. I can mute a single post or contact, but not a circle (all the posts ...
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How do I connect Google+ with Twitter?

I want my Google+ account to be automatically updated when I post a tweet on Twitter.
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Is Google+ available for Google Apps accounts?

Google Plus launched today but when I try to check it out, I get the error: Google Profiles is not available for your organization. I have Google Apps on my domain. Am I missing a setting in my ...
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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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Is it possible to disable Google+ notifications of newly Instant Upload photos?

Is it possible to disable Google+ notifications of newly Instant Upload photos in the big red square at the top right corner of the Google pages? I would prefer for Google Plus not to notify me about ...
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Can my Google+ contacts know in which circle I put them?

Is there any way for my contacts to know whether I have put them in circle "Close friends" or "Annoying acquaintances" ? In Facebook, groups can be public. I could not see that directly on Google+, ...
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How do I format text, specifically text links, in Google+?

Does anyone know how I would go about putting formatted text in a stream update in Google+? Specifically I'm trying to put text links in a post, without having to show the URL or have the page ...
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How do I leave Google+?

I joined up with Google+ and am finding it's not to my tastes and I don't find it useful. How the heck do I leave Google Plus? I cannot find an opt-out link for the life of me. It bothers me that I ...
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How can I find my comment on a Google+ post when no one has commented after me?

Let's say you make a comment on a Google+ post and someone comments on the post after you. You'll receive notifications with links back to the post. Even if you have disabled notifications, you can ...
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Send to Google Plus from Reader [closed]

Is it currently possible to send to Google Plus from Google Reader? Either a Chrome extension or a custom Send To link would work. Update: This question is now obsolete. With the changes to Reader, ...
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Is there a way to join Google Hangouts without a Google+ account?

One of my friends insists that I should use Google Hangouts because it's so much better than Skype. I would like to give it a try, but I wouldn't like to create a Google+ profile for that. Is there ...
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What is the equivalent of Twitter's @reply in Google+?

If someone leaves a comment on my post and I want to reply back to them, how can I make sure they get my reply? In Twitter you append an at symbol to the front of their name to create an @reply ...
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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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Write code with indentation in Google+'s stream

I am trying to paste a piece of code in my Google+ stream but it removes the whitespace from the start of the lines making the code less appealing, aesthetically speaking. Basically, the functionality ...
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How to link directly to a Google+ Hangout?

If I start a Google+ Hang out, is there anyway to send my friends a link directly to that Hangout post? I couldn't find any options. So I have to send people a link to my profile, and let them click ...
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How does Picasa relate to Google Plus Photos?

How do Google Plus Photos, and Picasa relate to each other? Are they different names for the same thing? Or different interfaces to the same photo albums? http://picasaweb.google.com/ looks quite ...
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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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Can I have multiple Gmail accounts associated with Google+?

I have two accounts that I wish to have associated with my Google+ profile. Meaning that I would like to be able to sign into either account, and have access to the same Google+ profile. Is this ...
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Make old posts visible only for my circle on Google+

How can I make my old posts on Google+ visible only for those people I have added in my circle?
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If I block someone from Gmail chat, will it block them on Google+?

Somebody I have added to my Google+ circles is now showing up as chattable in my Gmail chat sidebar. I don't want her to be able to see me as online whenever I've got a Gmail tab open - just when I'm ...
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Bookmarklets for quick sharing in Google+

Google Reader supports bookmarklets that allow for the quick sharing of anything that can be displayed on a browser. I believe the code for the Google Reader bookmarket is this (from the Google ...
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How can I automatically move photos from Google Plus to Google Drive?

If I take a picture with my Samsung phone, the picture is automatically stored in Google Plus. Is it possible to move the photo to Google Drive automatically?
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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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When to post to “Extended Circles”?

Obviously I can post something to the "Public" circle and that will be visible in the stream of those who have me in any of their circles, and visible to strangers viewing my profile. Also, I can ...
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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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Can I stop Google+ from asking me to “Find my friends”?

It seems that whenever I visit Google+, I get a big long screen suggesting people to encircle, like this: Is there any way to stop it from nagging me about this? Everyone it suggests is either not ...
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See the full list of posts, not external websites, +1ed in Google+

Where do I go to find a list or collection of all the posts in Google+ that I have ever marked with the +1 button? The +1 tab on my G+ profile shows only web sites I +1'ed and not the posts that I ...
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How does one share stuff on Google+ using buttons like the ones Facebook / Twitter have?

There are Facebook share button and Twitter share buttons, is there one such button for Google+? The +1 button doesn't seem to be a Google+ share button, it just seems to be a social search ...
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Someone did something in Google+, but what did they do?

What actually happened when the Google+ notification says a contact "did something"? Here's a screenshot of the notification I see in Gmail about G+ activity: Rahul yadav added you on Google+. ...
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How to tell if someone is using Google+?

I am browsing suggested people and adding them to my circles, but how do I know whether they are using Google+? I don't want to add someone who is not a Google+ user or at least, I would like to know ...
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How can I use Google as OpenID provider after Google +?

For Google+ users, the www.google.com/profiles/me URL redirects to the user's Google+ profile. How can I use Google as my OpenID provider now?
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Import from Twitter to Google Plus

I know that you can import from Facebook to Yahoo, and from Yahoo to Google+, but is there any way yet of importing followers and following to Google+ from Twitter?
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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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Is it be possible to migrate Google+ accounts to Google Apps for Domain?

Does anybody know if it's possible to migrate a Google+ account running on a normal Google account to a Google Apps for Domain when they support it? I'm holding out on using G+ because I don't want ...
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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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Change Image Date on Google+

I've uploaded some images to an album on Google+, however the camera which the photos were taken on did not have the correct date/time. Therefore my images appear out of order (as they are displayed ...
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How can I share my screen on Google Plus Hangouts?

How can I share my screen on Google Plus Hangouts with Linux and Windows computers?
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What is the Incoming Stream in Google+?

I noticed that Google+ lists "Incoming" under the Streams on the left-hand side of the page. What exactly is "Incoming" and how is it different than the standard "Home" view?
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Cloning/Merging Circles in Google+

Google+'s Circle's feature is a fun way to organize your contacts. Like of Facebook lists, only better. That said, it's not so fun the nth time you do it. Starting some scratch each time you want to ...
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Where can I report a bug relating to Google Plus?

I think I have some bugs to report when I use it but I wonder where to report those bugs. Where should I report a Google Plus bug?
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Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook

Is there any way to post Google+ status updates to Twitter / Facebook?
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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 make a public circle in Google+?

I'd like to make a circle that other people can subscribe to in Google+. For my specific example, I know a few of my friends are interested in the fantasy series Wheel of Time and I'd like to add ...
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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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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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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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How do I work out who can see my posts in Google+?

I'd like a flowchart or explanation of how Google+ controls my post visibility. How does it decide if a user has access to my posts and where do these posts appear in that users stream?
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How do I grant permission to another user for my Google+ product / brand page?

I have recently created a page for my workplace in Google Plus, using my Google account. I would like my colleagues to also be able to log in to this page to manage and update it. How do I give ...
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How to make RSS Feeds for my Google+ Profile?

After the shut down of http://plusfeed.appspot.com is there any way to make RSS Feeds for my google+ profile ?
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How can I get rid of the “+You” tab on every single page from Google?

I've just been forced to leave Google Plus and Google Profile. As such, I'd like to not have "+You" leading every single page from Google. Is there any way to do so without resorting on client side ...