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I researched this topic today for about an hour. As of recently (i.e. 2015/05), I also don't believe it's possible any more, but I'd love to be proved wrong. References https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/drive/gyv_QYx8T7M https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!msg/drive/8dTBhovs38U/9pvfxjQxgnkJ
At this time Google Drive doesn't include a view nor a search operator to find only orphaned files. From : To find an orphaned item, do one of the following: Search for the item in the search box at the top of Google Drive on the web. If you own the orphaned item, you can get a list of everything you own and look for the item in that list. ...
For Google drive files (docs, sheets, slides etc.) you can select file>Published to the web... This will create a PUBLIC dynamically linked url that can be directly shared on facebook etc. or embedded. Note as this is dynamic if you change the file these changes will also be posted to the internet. For other files in Google drive you need to go to the ...
You can share via a Facebook message only if the person is your Friend.
You have "My Drive" and "Shared with me". You don't have to add the root folder to your drive, just the next level up. The great thing about the web app is that you can select all ;)
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