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Google+ is an interest-based social network that is owned and operated by Google Inc.

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Chrome Profile Picture Not Changing

The profile picture I set for my google account is not corresponding with my Chrome browser profile picture. I set the same picture for my gmail, youtube and google+ but my Chrome profile picture is ...
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With the destruction of Album Archives, where will all of the photos from a Hangouts be stored?

I have received many notifications from Google saying that Album Archives and Google+ are going away as no one is really using them. In this case, where will all of the new photos from Google Hangouts ...
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Google+ update required

Since approx 1. March, my Android phone show a separate notice: Google+ update required Tap to download the latest version This is different than the regular Play Store notices that updates are ...
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Is Google+ takeout including photos and videos already in my Google Photos app?

Since Google+ is about to close, I downloaded the takeout files. What called my attention is that the files downloaded are huge, 2GB and 0.6GB. I searched for one or two videos included in the takeout ...
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500 error code bug when trying to delete Google+ account

It is February 2, 2019. When trying to delete my Google+ account, I encounter a 500 error code bug. My account will not delete. How do I delete my account?
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Liberate all data from Google+

Now that the final demise of Google+ is imminent, how can I get all of my data out of there? I know I have stuff in there I didn't post anywhere else. Will that also get the stuff I posted to various ...
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Where can I change the URL for a Google+ business page?

Where can I change the URL for a Google+ business page? I've tried looking in the Google+ dashboard, but couldn't find anywhere to do it.
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What are the requirements for a Google Plus (Google+, G+, Google Account) name?

The home page for Google+ has a "Join Google+" button near its upper-left corning. Clicking the button leads to Google Account authentication, and then a modal with inputs for entering a "given name" (...
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Is it possible to filter out stream in Google Plus

Hello I like Google plus, but the problem is that I am part of many communities and sometimes I just want to see what my friends (real people, not communities) post so I like to see a stream without ...
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How to disable new popular post notification?

Can someone tell me how to disable the new popular post notification on Google+?
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Cannot edit or create categories in Google Plus community

I cannot create or edit categories in my Google Plus community. Something is wrong I could do this before. No settings have changed and everything remains the same.
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How to delete photograph from Google Plus post?

How do I delete a picture from a post on Google+ that I've already posted? I have already clicked all buttons to try to find a link or a move on the post and didn't find it.
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Can we “escape” a # word in a Google+ to avoid conversion to a hashtag?

Example : With some software the prefix of a pound-sign / hash / number symbol is significant. We don't want to it to be a hashtag. Here are a couple examples where I've tried to escape text so that ...
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Removing photos in Google Plus Album Archive

The photos I upload to Google Maps are also added to my Google Plus profile's Album Archive, is there a way to delete the photos I have in Google Plus while keeping them available on Google Maps? ...
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Get back my old Google+ URL

How do I get my old Google+ URL to my new Google+ account after I deleted my old Google+ profile (not old Google account, only Google+)?
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How to see followers profile on Google+

I'm a new Google+ account user. My account displays 15 followers yet when I go to 'People' it only reflects 14 profiles. How can I find out (SEE) who the 15th profile belongs to?
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How to send a Hangout message from Google Plus

Google Hangout used to be accessible from Google Plus, at least it's demonstrated on this video. Currently I only found ways to send an e-mail via Gmail. Is it possible now (2017) to click on a ...
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Google contributor profile, how to find a Google+ profile for it?

Suppose, I have a link of a contributor profile or their reviews: https://www.google.com/maps/contrib/123456{/reviews} How can I find their Google+ profile? Is there a link to it at Google ...
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Google + Community- Inviting people to private group

When I try to invite someone to a my private Google+ community it doesn't send them an email. It opens up a post window with there email in it. Then if I hit post it said: "Can't invite people who are ...
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Unable to domain restrict private YouTube videos using a brand account

I have a brand account with access to create a YouTube channel. I uploaded a video and set it to private. The problem is that I can't share this video with all emails of a particular domain, for ...
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How can I delete Google+ Activity Log without deleting posts/actions?

Today I found out that Google keeps a log of my activities, like posts, comments, +1's, etc. It can be found at https://plus.google.com/apps/activities/posts This web page has an option to delete ...
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How to change (my business) Google Plus images in Google Search?

I have a Google Plus page for my business. When I type my business name in the Google search box, I can see on the right side a pane with my business details, location, images etc. I can easily edit ...
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How to create a Google+ page for my website?

How can I create a page in Google+ for my website? I want it to have a URL like plus.google.com/+MyWebsiteName.
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How can I control the order of G+ circles in the new Google Plus design?

I used to be able to sort the order of my G+ circles in the classic view. A couple of months ago, Google completely removed the classic view, and I miss the ability to sort. How can I change the ...
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Is it possible to publicly auto-upload pictures with Google?

The photos I take with my Android phone are automatically uploaded by Google Photos to Google. Is it possible to set this upload up so that all the uploaded photos automatically are made public? ...
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How to add emoji to YouTube/Google+ account name?

I watched a few videos on how to add emoji to a YouTube/Google+ account name, but when I tried to add the 🤣 emoji, it says Some characters aren't allowed. I've tried a few different emojis, but ...
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Google followers. Who are they?

I have the latest version on Google on a new laptop. I am not registered on Google+. I find I have 2 followers when I look at my Google account. How do I find out who they are? I can't find a 'people' ...
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Why don't posts show in Google+ Communities?

Posts made to a Google + Community don't immediately show in the Community: even the community's owner's posts don't show. After 4 to 5 hours the posts appear, but not in any order. The sort order ...
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Our Google plus communities posts are keep being removed

From some reason our Google plus communities posts are keep being removed without any indication in our G+ home page. In the past, when our post was removed there was a strike line on the post title ...
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How can I invite an email address to a Google+ (Plus) community?

I would like to invite a set of email addresses to my Google+ community. How do I accomplish this using the web interface?
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How to disable “Trending on Google+” posts?

Is there a way to disable the "Trending on Google+" post from appearing on my feed? The only help I could find is https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1686118?hl=en and is for the old ("classic") ...
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YouTube notifications box (from the bell) does not show notifications

Recently the Notifications box (which drops down when you click the bell in the top right) has changed design and no longer shows me any notifications. Even when I know I should have notifications, ...
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How do I disable notifications when someone posts on Google+?

A while ago, I asked Google+ to get a notification when a particular user posts. Today I find that this creates too many notifications, but I can't find how to disable that. I've tried unfollowing ...
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How can I change a Google+ (Plus) community from private to public?

Is it possible to change the status of an existing Google+ community from "Private" to "Public"? This screenshot shows that my community is set to "Private" and I couldn't find an option to change it ...
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How to fetch all comments of a G+ post through a URL parameter?

After some random number of comments, G+ shows only a selection of the comments often leaving out the most interesting ones. I was hoping the "?sfc=true" parameter (that G+ occassionally inserts in ...
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Is there any way to display your last name first on Google Plus/Google products?

In some cultures last names are normally written before the first name, e.g. in East Asia as well as Turkey. Facebook offers you this option to display your name in this order. However I don't see any ...
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Is it possible to post from my personal Google Photos to a Google+ business account?

As a professional photographer trying to build my business and increase my online presence, I created a Google+ business page. However, when I'm taking photographs I have my devices set to upload to ...
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How to share a Google Calendar with a Google Plus circle?

Currently I can share a Google Calendar with individuals using their email addresses, but I can't just share it with a pre-defined Google+ Circle. How can I do this? (This is for personal use only, ...
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Why do some users on my Google contacts list have the ability to be added to circles

I was going through my contacts on the Google contacts app. For some reason I have some contacts I can add to my Google+ circles and others I cannot. Any idea why not?
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How do I prevent the Google notifications from closing after losing focus?

There is nothing I abhor more in social media than having my content deleted without warning. Say I get a YouTube notification. I start writing a reply to someone who replied to me, and maybe I go to ...
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Change my album from unlisted to public in Google+

I mistakenly created my album and set it to unlisted and now I'm unable to locate my album.
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Do videos I “like” on YouTube get shared to people in my circles on Google+?

I would like to know because I don't want everyone seeing what I am doing. I can't find anything to help, so I am asking here. I also have a few friends who are having this problem, but they don't ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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, ...