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Google contributor profile, how to find a Google+ profile for it? [closed]

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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Any way to reorder posts on Google Plus? [closed]

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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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania (...
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URL to the list of public Google Plus photo albums? [closed]

We share event photos with public through Google Plus photos. We can were able to directly give a link to an album, or to a list of available albums like this: https://plus.google.com/photos/+(MyPage)...
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How can I use both Disqus and Google+ comments on Blogger? [closed]

I have a blog with Blogger. I used Disqus before and there are a lot of comments on that. However now I want to use Google+ comments on Blogger because I use Google+ a lot. But I cannot find a ...
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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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Access "old" Google+ Hangout from web browser?

I have started a couple of Google+ Hangouts on my cell phone (Android), and I can access them whenever I want. I've been unable to find these Hangouts in a regular desktop web browser, though. On ...
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Where have all my Maps reviews gone?

Over the years, I have posted a few reviews of places I've visited on Google Maps. Occasionally, I like to look back at my reviews, to remind myself where I've been. I'm aware that these reviews are ...
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Google storage is out of space

I deleted all my photos from Google+ Photo, but it still don't show space is free. I also deleted all from my recycle bin in Google Drive, GMail and Photos recycle. How can I to fix this issue? May ...
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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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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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Trouble with duplicate Google + pages and YouTube account

I'm having trouble with Google + linked to my YouTube account. I originally did not want a Google + page and held out until YouTube forced me to do so. The first time this happened I took the time to ...
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Force Google+ to login using correct user

I have multiple Google App accounts. I have one for work and one(or more) for personal use. Whenever I visit http://plus.google.com, it will attempt to open Google Plus for an arbitrary account. (...
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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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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies? [closed]

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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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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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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How do I find all of my posts on Google+?

My profile page on Google Plus lists all of my posts. This is my profile page. However, for the life of me, I can't figure out how to see this Wall-equivalent from the web interface of plus.google.com....
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How can I make Google+ give me desktop notifications?

How can I make Google+ show notifications in the Mac OS X menu bar? I believe that menu bar icon is showing me Desktop Notifications. I have those enabled... and I have no exceptions set for Google's ...
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What happened to YouTube comment replies?

Ever since Google forced users on YouTube to use Google+, I have been unable to find replies to comments anywhere. They aren't as notifications, and they aren't in my inbox, because that doesn't exist ...
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How to add an email address to Google Plus?

I've registered for Google Plus with my Gmail address. How can I associate another email address with my account, so that people who have that address can find me?
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How does Google+ Photos know the location where the photos were taken in?

I took a photo in the UTC +2 time zone with my Samsung. I then uploaded it to Google+ Photos. Then Google Photos automatically created a "story" for me, which is a compilation of various photos (that ...
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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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A way to programmatically add people to my Google+ circles

Back when Google+ was just launched, my friend and I started a service that works as a directory of Lithuanians using Google+. The Lithuanian Google+ community is small, yet rather vibrant and ...
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How to open Google Drive and Google Plus links with my non-primary Google account?

My personal email is my primary Google account. But my company uses Google enterprise, and colleagues are always sharing Google Plus and Google Drive links with me. When I click them, I usually see ...
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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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Changing Gmail account belonging to my Google+ account

I've had the same Gmail account now for 5+ years. I have a Google+ account associated with that Gmail account. I want to change my email address, so I created a new Gmail account. How do I associate ...
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+? [closed]

I have a Google+ account, and I have a YouTube account that created a linked Google+ page on my Google+ account. In my YouTube settings, there is no link to disconnect the Google+ page (as seen in the ...
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How to jump to a particular date when viewing a person's posts stream on Google+? [closed]

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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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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Google+ hashtaging words with the hash symbol in it?

In Google+, how can one hashtag the words containing hashes such as F#? I tried writing #F#, but it captures #F leaving the trailing # separated.
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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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How do I hide the Hangouts panel on Google Plus?

On the Google+ website (plus.google.com), the Hangouts panel appears on the right hand side. I already have the Chrome Hangouts extension so I don't need it there at all.
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Google+ Remove Cover

Is it possible to remove the profile cover once you've set one? Basically, have it revert to the initial "default" one of that particular account.
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Google+ pictures becoming corrupt [closed]

Recently, I was browsing through my Google+ photos on my Android phone and I noticed that many of them appear to have been corrupted. They are covered in varying patterns of colored bars. I've noticed ...
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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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Why is my Google Talk buddy list now full of people from Google+? [closed]

I use Pidgin to log into Google Talk every morning and as of Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 my buddy list is full of people from Google+. Did Google announced this change? As far as I can tell, these new "...
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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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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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Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?

Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?
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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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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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Can I post to a Google+ community and to my circles at one time?

If I post content to a private Google+ community to which I belong, is there a way to simultaneously post the content to my circles? I know there are two setting for private G+ communities (...
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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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Is it possible to reply to Google+ comments via email?

When people reply to a Google+ post of mine or mention me, I get an email. On at least one of those emails, I was able to reply via email. That doesn't seem to be working any more and now messages ...
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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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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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Can't login to YouTube since changing account name

For a while I got periodic messages on YouTube telling me to move my account to Google Plus and to change the name. Ever since I made that change I can no longer login to YouTube. I get the following ...
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Where can we see the list of all shared albums on Google Plus?

I can't find the page where I could see all the albums other users have given me access to on my Google+ albums photo https://plus.google.com/photos .
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How can I make my Google+ posts and comments available to the public communities that I've joined?

Every time I commented on a Google+ post, I noticed that my comments were being ignored and no one seemed to even see my comments. I've made comments on various posts from communities that I've joined,...

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