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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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How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs?

I see that Google and Blogger and maybe other have a customized Google Plus URL. Ex: http://plus.google.com/+google/posts http://plus.google.com/+blogger/posts
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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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How to choose a circle for default stream in Google Plus?

How can I choose a specific circle for the default stream in Google+ ? Many extensions don't work, and are not comfortable if using another PC.
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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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Bookmarklets for quick sharing in Google+ [closed]

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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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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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

My boss has a business email address, say boss@job.com, and I have him listed in Gmail contacts under his name, say "John Doe." Now, apparently his wife has a Google+ account under the name "Mary Jane"...
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Google Hangouts with fullscreen screenshare

We would like to use Google Hangouts for corporate multi-user communication, mainly for screensharing. The default setting does not support fullscreen mode, the only option is to resize the browser ...
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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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Equivalent of a "fan page" in Google+?

Is it possible to create a Google+ page for my product/company, that people can plussify and add in their circles? If yes, how to do?
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Is it possible to merge two YouTube channels?

I heard that it is now possible to merge two YouTube channels, using Google+ or something like that. If that's true then: How would I do it? Will both accounts become only one? Will the views and the ...
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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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Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook

Is there any way to post Google+ status updates to Twitter / Facebook?
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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 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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How can I visualize post shares on Google+?

At one point everyone was passing around a visualization tool for Google+ posts. The tool made a graph/map of the circles that a post had been shared with. You could click on a circle to show more ...
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How do I set up a Google Calendar for my group?

I belong to a group that puts on events. Different people organize different events, but we are all under the umbrella of one group name. We want to create a Google Calendar where we can all add ...
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How to post to Google+ Business Page from Google+ Profile?

I'm the admin of a Google+ Business Page. If I post to it from my Google+ profile by choosing it from the circle drop-down menu, the posting shows as John Doe Shared a post with you instead of normal ...
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Who sees my posts shared with “Extended Circles” in their stream?

I'm not sure my own answer to this guestion is correct: When to post to "Extended Circles"? When I wrote that question and answer, I thought that sharing to "extended circles" would ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 white space from the start of the lines making the code less appealing, aesthetically speaking. Basically, the ...
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Does sharing Public posts with an additional circle make a difference in Google+?

In Google+'s “Add circles or people to share with...” box, I can enter “Public”, making the post visible to/shared with everyone. I can also enter a circle, with or without the “Notify about this post”...
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Is there a way to get directly to the desired user for a specific Google service while using multiple sign-in?

I am permanently logged in as two users, Google Apps for domains and also my non-Google Apps Gmail account. This is what happens whenever I am using Google Apps for domains, and want to use other ...
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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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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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How to remove Google+ Circles contacts in Gmail contacts?

I see that in my Gmail contacts there are duplicated contacts that come from Google+ as below snapshot. I really don't want those contacts appear in my Gmail. How can I get rid of it?
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Can I create a post in a Google+ Community direct from Gmail?

In migrating an organisation from Yahoo Groups to a Google+ Community, we're finding that one of the features that users miss the most is the ability to start a new thread from an email sent to a ...
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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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How to use ifttt to post Google+ updates to Facebook?

I found this recipe, but it doesn't work. I put in either https://plus.google.com/103156295300828440975 or http://plu.sr/feed.php?plusr=103156295300828440975, but I keep getting an error Trigger ...
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How to effectively manage Google+ storage usage for images and videos?

Google Drive storage also includes Google Docs, Gmail, Picasa web images, and Google+ image backup. All of which have a total of 15 GB of storage. My storage shot up to 99% and I can't seem to reduce ...
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How can I list all my videos longer than 15 minutes in my Google+ Photo account?

https://support.google.com/picasa/answer/6558?hl=en says: Google+ Photos: Only photos over 2048 x 2048 pixels and videos longer than 15 minutes count towards your storage limit. In order to make ...
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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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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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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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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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Posting to Facebook from Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook How do I post something to Facebook from Google+? I thought there was some type of plugin or Google Chrome extension for ...
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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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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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Search Google Plus Public Posts

Since one can make posts public, is it possible to search for say, all users who mentioned "Ponies" in their posts? Specifically I am looking for people who have posts pertaining to "My Little Pony"
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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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Picasa without G +

Is there a way to use Picasa Web albums without having to use/share it on Google Plus?
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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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How can I upload images to Google+ via email?

Is it possible to upload an image to my Google+ profile via email? All other social services seems to have this feature available, but I can't find it on Google+.
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