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How do I disable the “interesting tweet” notification type on Twitter?

In the past, I would get Twitter notifications when someone liked or retweeted a tweet, or started following me. If I hadn't visited Twitter for a while after, I'd get an e-mail saying there were ...
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Disable YouTube Auto Play in Watch Later

I'm looking for a way to disable YouTube's autoplay feature when watching videos from the Watch Later playlist. Previously it was possible to disable autoplay in Watch Later, and the setting was ...
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Yahoo! email address is a long string of random letters and numbers

Around 10 years ago, Yahoo! used to have this email program for minors that my mom signed me up for. Since then they have discontinued the system, while I was still a minor. Because of that, I have ...
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How can I mark videos as read in my YouTube subscriptions without opening them?

I use the YouTube Subscription Service to follow Channels. The only way I know to remove "new" videos from the sidebar is by opening and closing them. I would like to mark all videos of a channel (or ...
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Can I mitigate Spotify's memory leak?

I need to use Spotify's web player because I cannot install the player on my work PC. Unfortunately I have noticed that after 30 mins - 1 hour of continuous play, Firefox starts lagging; a few moments ...
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Google+ pictures becoming corrupt

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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Fit text box to the text in Google Drawings

I would like to fit every box to the text. Seems like not an option in Format. Is this a missing feature?
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How to use Google Drive advanced search to find files that are not shared?

I'm trying to find files in Google Drive that are: Owned by me Located in "My Files" (not shared folders or Team Drives) Not shared with anyone The advanced search dropdown has options for 1 and 2, ...
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Automatically add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar

Is it possible to add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar, automatically when the page creates events in the future? Facebook offers the "subscribed to this page's events" functionality but ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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How can I exclude a specific folder from Google Drive search results?

I want to search for let's say *.doc from all my files in Google Drive but I want to exclude results from a certain folder let's say old docs. What do I type in?
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How can I set a default font for text pasted into Google Slides?

I know that you can change the font for all predefined layout slides by going to View > Master in the menu bar. However, when I paste new text into my slides, it is still formatted with the Google ...
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Why doesn't Flickr love me?

I was going to ask why my upload never finished, but this was more interesting: x-flickr-loves-you: 0 This is an actual HTTP header returned by the URL https://s.yimg.com/pw/combo/1/3.11.0 during ...
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Add auto-updating image to Google Docs from Google Drive

I have several images in a Google Drive folder. I have added them to a Google Docs I'm working on (via Google Drive option). I often have to modify the images (keeping the same titles and path). I'd ...
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Link to a specific mail in Outlook 365

When I read a mail in Outlook 365, I would like to put a link to that specific mail in my external to-do list in order to open it directly. It's possible with Gmail but I don't see how to do that ...
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Google Docs mathematics equations reference numbers

I am creating a document with multiple equations and I want to reference these equations in later parts of the document. Is there any easy way to do this in Google Docs, preferable automatically?
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Additional sections in priority inbox?

I have been able to customize the categories in priority inbox like it details here. I thought I saw somewhere a hack to create more than the default 4 sections within priority inbox. I cannot find it ...
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Log in to Digg with email

I (accidentally) created another Digg account when I signed up for Digg Reader, because I used the same (my primary) email I used for Google Reader. Now I just realized I have two Digg accounts, one ...
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How can I set the (tel:)phone handler in Gmail?

Gmail is smart enough to turn telephone numbers into links (most of the time) and so they make them available to click on: They are a standard telephone link in the format of: <a href="tel:323-...
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Can Smart Reply be customized or influenced in any way?

Google rolled out a Smart Reply feature a while ago that gives me three possible replies depending on the content of the emails I get: I don't typically use those replies, however. I tend to be more ...
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Can I set a preferred transportation method in Google Maps?

Every time I start a new search in Google Maps for directions, the default transportation method is always self-driving, and I need to change it to public transportation or walking. Can I set a ...
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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies?

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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YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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How to create a (recurring) Gmail Calendar Out of Office Event?

I’m going through the Google Calendar API, and I can’t find a way to mark an event as "Out of Office". I work from home every Thursday — and by default in the Gmail Calendar one cannot make OOO ...
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Why can only some of my Facebook Pages interact with Groups?

Facebook has recently added the ability for pages to join groups. When I enter a group as myself, I'm presented with the choice join the group as one of my pages. However, the choice is just for a few ...
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Birthdays without years in Google Contacts (2018 version) are out by 1 day

When viewing a Contact in the new (2018) Google Contacts in a browser on desktop, the birth date is out by 1 day (1 day early) when the birth date is entered without a year, eg. "13 July" shows as "12 ...
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Disable redirect notice in Google Calendar

I regularly click on links in calendar events for work and every single time Google Calendar first sends me to this page: Since when is the default response to a user clicking on a link, "Let's send ...
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How to find large files and specific file types?

I've tried different options in the search bar and searched Google far and wide but can't find help. My unlimited Amazon Drive account has been discontinued so I'm trying to prune it of all the large ...
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How to disable “Verify it's you” on Gmail, without phone?

Sometimes, when I try to access my Gmail account from some other computer or country, an annoying security feature prevents me from doing so. I get the following message: Verify it's you ...
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Dropbox is showing folders, and then isn't

When I first enter one shared Dropbox directory, it first shows me all of the sub-directories as well. After a brief moment, though, it stops showing them. They disappear completely from my browsing ...
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How do I get a Google N-Gram plot with a logarithmic axis?

I have an N-Gram plot where the frequencies span several orders of magnitude and are thus some relevant results are not really readable on a linear scale. I am aware that I can multiply some lines ...
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How do I report/change the $ rating of a restaurant on Google Maps?

This place is rated $$, but it should be $$$$. I tried to "Suggest an Edit", but the dollar rating wasn't available to change.
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How do I quickly move a bunch of cards to a different list?

I'm reviewing a Done list that has been allowed to sprawl. I'm moving cards to Done (month) lists. This means I have to: (1) open card, review date; (2) click on Move; (3) click on the list dropdown, ...
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How do I undo blocks by anti-gamergate apps?

How do I unblock blocks made by anti-gamergate apps? I noticed that my twitter account had blocked Brian Cox because he was on a blacklist of an anti-gamergate app. Checking my Twitter Settings for ...
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Prevent 'reply all' in Facebook group message

I'm the admin for a Facebook group of approximately 50 members, and I want to send a single message to everyone in the group. I need to use a message because most members of the group do not receive ...
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Edit message as new in Gmail

Is there a way to edit messages as new in Gmail? I wish for something similar to forward function but with the message body unaltered. Or for a better explanation to use existing emails as a template....
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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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Is it possible to quickly invite people to join a group rather than just adding them?

I recently created a Facebook group. I'd like to invite a bunch of people to join the group instead of adding them without their permission. Is this possible?
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How can I track investments in Mint that aren't on an online account?

I have some investments in some archaic funds that don't have an online tool for Mint to scrape data from. Is there a way manually to add a symbol and number of shares to Mint?
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Stop auto joining channels in Slack

How do I disable auto join in Slack? I keep getting invited into a channel that I don't want to be a part of and it's getting really annoying.
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How to turn a private plunk to public without forking?

I have a private plunk and I'd like to turn it public but I don't want fork it, so having two plunks. Any way just to change the visibility to public?
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How to block sites with Google News?

I'm fed up with the sensationalized stories from http://www.dailymail.co.uk and would like it not to appear in my news search results. I found a way to eliminate it from the news.google.com ...
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How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
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Is it possible to block Facebook's sponsored ads using uBlock now that they separate “sponsored” text onto different divs?

If you inspect the word "sponsored" on Facebook's sponsored posts, you'll see they break the word up across multiple elements to bypass uBlock Origin and other blockers. Is there a way to still block ...
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Facebook: difference between “Business or brand” and “Community or public figure” page

When you click on Create Page on Facebook, you get to choose from the following options: I have read several articles (first, second, ...) on the topic about what these types pages are designed for......
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Google Calendar's “This and following events” option when deleting a recurring event

When deleting a recurring event in Google Calendar, I only receive the option of deleting "This and following events" sometimes. When this option is not available, my only options are to delete the ...
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How to enable “play next” button in YouTube?

My friend has a "Play Next" button in YouTube which can be used to queue videos on YouTube without making a separate playlist. I also found an answer on Quora stating that the person has it. It looks ...
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How do I search for a list of Google map locations?

How do I search for a Google map with tagged locations? For example, how would I find a map of the locations of Tudor theatre's in London, tagged on a modern London Google map? Searches for maps in ...
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How to organize Google Photos?

Is there any good way to organize photos into albums in Google Photos? I use photos for a lot of quick documentation and I need to organize them for efficient recall. I'm trying to filter the ones I ...
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How do I report spam/scam attempts in Hangouts?

I have kept the conversation open so this guy can be traced. He is using the persona of a topnotch COO of a very large reputable company in USA to "hire" people, hooking them via Freelancer.com. I ...

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