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Is there a way to link to a Google+ comment?

I cannot find anywhere on a Comment something I can just right-click and copy so I can have a direct link to it. Is there any way to link to a specific comment?
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How to get Google+ Auto-backup link to a video?

If you have enabled Google+ Auto-backup on your phone, then pictures and videos are uploaded to Google+. The problem is that there are no links to the videos, and if you try to download and video, and ...
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How to see historical follower statistics for Google Plus pages?

I'm a Google Plus page manager. I see how many followers my page has right this minute. But I can't see how many followers we had yesterday, or the week before. I'd like to know how many followers I ...
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Photos not shown in all Google+ Communities when shared

Sometimes I share same photo with same text, and link, to different communities and when I check some of those communities with private browsing my photos are not shown. I have noticed this since few ...
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Google+ without prefix name

I want to use my nickname as my Google+ custom URL, however Google+ is forcing me to use my name as prefix. Since I can only set my URL only once, how can I choose one without my name on it?
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Proper response when random “Pages” circle you on Google+?

On a regular basis, I get notifications that some Google+ page has added me to their circles. I can understand why a stranger (a person) would circle me, but why is a page circling me? These pages ...
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How do I hide my work Google Plus profile?

I use G+ with my personal Gmail account, it is good and people can find and circle me. Lately I've got a job in an IT company where they use Google Apps and they share miscellaneous things internally ...
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Why is it so hard to find who liked your stuff on Google+?

Contrary to Facebook, if you want to see who liked your stuff on Google+, it always takes 100 years to find out. Why? What is the easiest thing to click to know who +1 your stuff? Also if the feed ...
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How does the Google+YouTube integration work?

I know very little about social media. My son knows a pretty fair amount. He has had a GMail address for 6 + years. He opened a Google+ account approx. 3 years ago but didn’t start using it until one ...
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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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How to join a Google+ community I have been invited to if the “accept invitation” button does not work?

I have been invited to a new private Google+ community and the "accept invitation" button just does not work (Firefox 27), also "Loading..." label is displayed if I try Chrome (32). Restarting the ...
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How to add all members of a community to a circle in Google?

After joining a particular community I would like to follow all of its members (adding them to a dedicated circle for convenience). Can this be done any way easier than clicking and adding every one ...
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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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How to see only videos that are auto uploaded on Google+?

How to filter only videos that are auto uploaded on Google+?
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How to see click throughs for Google Plus posts?

I'm relatively new to Google Plus. As far as I can tell, it's impossible to see click throughs via the platform. Click the "down arrow" in the upper right corner of a post and you will see this menu: ...
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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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Can Google send me DMCA notices to takedown private videos on Google+?

Google is notorious for sending DMCA notices to takedown private videos on YouTube. E.g. on YouTube I often receive DMCA notices for video I took when some music was around: clubs, concerts, bars, ...
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How can I prevent people from sending me email through Google+?

Google sent me an email today announcing that Google+ users can now send emails directly to my Gmail inbox if I'm in one of their Google+ circles, even if they don't know my email address. I only want ...
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YouTube account connected to Google+ profile, how to switch to Google+ page?

When YouTube forced us (I think) to link our YouTube to a Google+ profile, I linked it and I guess created a Google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my YouTube account, as a result. Now ...
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Post to Google+ communities not showing publicly or other members, only to me

I joined few communities related to my niche and started posting there today. But I noticed that on the community page, the post shows only to me and not to the public or other members. Only in one ...
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What happens to videos shot at 60 fps when uploaded to Google+?

Does it keep the 60 fps or does it lower it to 30 fps after upload? Update: YouTube now supports 60fps videos, since Oct'14.
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Unticking “Also share on Google+” when commenting on YouTube

There is an "Also share on Google+" option when you publish a comment under a YouTube video and proposals to make sure to untick the "Also share on Google+" option, which is currently on by default if ...
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How do I migrate circles from a Google Apps for Business account to a regular Google Plus account

I have a Google Apps for Business account and a regular Google account. I want to transfer my G+ circles from the Apps account to the regular one. I have attempted this by logging in to the Apps ...
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How do I invite a non Google+ member to a hangout?

When I try to invite a non Google+ member to a hangout it appears to send an email invite but the email never arrives. I have tried about 5 different emails that I have access to to test it out but no ...
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How does Google+ pick the image to put in a post?

We are trying to share a post on Google+. As you know, as soon as you enter a URL, Google scouts the page and adds an image to it. There's an image on the page we would like to have associated to the ...
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2-step verification check box does not work

I have set my Google account for 2-step verification through the phone number. But when I check the Don't ask for codes again on this computer option, it doesn't work, and every time I want to post a ...
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Why was my Google+ custom URL not approved?

Google offered me a custom URL, but it's not significantly easier to type than the number string: google.com/+TorbenGundtofteBruun is still longer than the one I currently use: torben.g-b.dk/+ so I ...
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How to find people who +1 my comment?

Anyone knows how can I find the full name of a person who +1'd my comment? I get a notification of several people who +1'd it recently, but I can only see all of them in a small square and their ...
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What do you get from +1s in Google Plus?

I have a page on Google Plus, and I can see that there's a +1 option, but also a follow option. There seem to be no way of interacting or even seeing trends for +1s which makes me wonder, what's the ...
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How To Hide My Google+ Profile?

if I want to hide my Google+ profile from everyone i.e make it from public to private, how can this be done? I have different strangers adding me into their circles which I don't like.
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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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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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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Changed name in Google but still old name in Google

I changed my name in Google for privacy reasons but if I search for my real name in Google I see the following result: Real Name - Google+ from Fake Name Fake Name hasn't shared anything with you......
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In Google+ if I +1 a post shared only with me then will my friends be able to see it

Say one of my friends shared a picture only with me on Google+ and I +1 it. Will my other friends (or people in my circles) be able to see that post? In Facebook if any of my friends like a post which ...
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If I cancel my Google+ account, will I lose my Google OpenID functionality?

I wanted to close my Google+ account, but when I went to do so, one of the items in the “Read this before proceeding” section mentions: You won't be able to use the "Sign in with Google" button ...
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Are uploaded photos shared?

If I uploaded a photo to Google Plus, did I post or share it too, or will it ask me first? Is there a way to see what you have shared in Google plus, or what dates you shared or posted?
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Clarifications about custom URLs in Google+

I want to register a custom URL for my Google+ page (I'm eligible) I have some questions. Suppose my page name is John Doe. Google forces me to have google.com/+JohnDoe + some extra characters in my ...
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How can I change Google Plus Custom URL?

Today I set my Google Plus Custom URL but there is a mistake in the URL that I didn't notice until now. Is there any way to change this URL?
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+?

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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Unable to request different custom URL for Google+

I received the notification on Google+ Page pre-approved custom URL and would like to request a different URL. On the Google+ Help Page it stated that we can request a different URL but there was no ...
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Stop my photos from getting onto Facebook?

How can I stop photos of me from getting onto Facebook or Google Plus? I am not a user of social networks and do not want my photo on these networks. I am very concerned I may be added by friends or ...
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Change Google+ URL to a custom one

Google+ is offering me a custom URL for the page of my company. It says that I'm pre-approved for that particularly URL but I'd like to try to get a different one (based on the name of our company ...
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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 shared album to my albums on Google Plus?

A friend of mine shared an album with me on Google Plus. I'd like to add this album to my albums so that I can see it in the Photos section. How to do it? There is no button for this action, does that ...
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Privacy when signing in with Google

Lately many websites allow users to sign in using their Google accounts, which seems to be fine, but I am a bit worried about privacy issues... I have been taking a look, and most of the information ...
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After I merged YouTube and Google+ I can't get the password of YouTube

I just merged my YouTube account with Google+. I was using an app to upload my videos to my YouTube channel, now this password is rejected. I only have one password; I don't remember creating a new ...
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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 my ...
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Any way to reorder posts on Google Plus?

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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Linking existing YouTube channel to Google Apps account

We had a YouTube channel under a Gmail account. Since then we have signed up for Google apps business and we want to use this for all access to Google services where possible. This is what we tried ...