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As of now, it is impossible to change your Google+ Custom URL. The Google support page says: Once approved, this URL will be linked to your Google+ page or Profile, so be sure everything is exactly the way you want it. Once your URL has been approved, you can't request to change it. When you're certain, click Confirm. Change your custom URL ...


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You can download everything via https://www.google.com/settings/takeout Click the blue Create an archive button Uncheck the Select all checkbox to uncheck everything, and then check just the Google Photos box. You can click on Edit on this line, but the default is to download all your albums. Click the red Create Archive button. Wait You'll receive email ...


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A solution that works is to: Use the page information feature of your browser to examine the images on the Google Search page and locate your profile image. For Firefox this is right click -> page info -> media tab The URL will be something like https://[a google server]/[an internal id specific to you]/[lots of gibberish]/photo.jpg Add a filter into ...


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Go to https://plus.google.com/apps/activities/ Click on Posts, Comments, or the set of activities you want to remove. Enter this code into the console: document.body.style.height = "200%"; // Always allow to scroll to wake the ajax (function deleteItems() { // All of the X buttons but from posts being removed const xButtons = document....


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Update: since May 2014 it is now possible to edit the date and time for individual photos on Google+. By heading to the photo details pane in the lightbox, you'll notice that the data next to "Date taken" is now clickable. When pressed, you are greeted with a popup in which you can edit the date and time stored in the photo's metadata. ...


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In the contact for John Doe, you need to add a nickname John Doe. Then you will be able to type John Doe in the To field, and the contact will show as John Doe instead of Mary Jane. In other words, the names seem to take the following precedence: Nickname Google+ name Contact name Stupid, I know, but at least it works.


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When viewing a Google+ album, click on "shared X" and you will get a lightbox where you can either directly enter email addresses of those without G+ accounts. They will get emails to view the album. Or you can use a direct link.


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Go to your Google+ page Bring up the left-hand sidebar and click on People (formerly Circles) Once in your People section you can select Have you in circles from the top, middle, grey bar Another way to see at least some of the Google+ circles you are in (larger, public circles) is using the Public Circles Database- though this definitely doesn't cover the ...


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Google uses Schema.org Microdata information that you have included as part of the page to help determine what it will show on the page. See https://developers.google.com/+/web/snippet/ for details on how you can set this microdata yourself. In general, you will want to make sure the page is recognized as having microdata by adding itemscope and itemtype ...


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In case you're still interested, I found a way that you can see what you're looking for. In Google+: Hover your mouse over the top left of the screen to open the Google+ main navigation. Select Settings. Scroll down to the Apps and activities section and click Manage apps and activities. Select the Google tab at the top. Click on the Google+ link in the +...


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There's something I just found. It's related to posting YouTube videos. Let's say you are posting a video and you want to make attention at particular part of it. Just write hours:minutes and Google Plus will automatically create direct link to the video frame. "9:15 - blabla" will be linked to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=youvideoID#t=9m15s And yes - ...


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I tried it out myself in creating a new contact group and moving my contacts around a bit on Google Contacts. I did notice a few things: For a new contact created through the Google Contacts interface (not linked to any Google+) account, you can only group it into the Google Contact groups and not into the Google+ circles。 For a contact via your Google+ ...


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Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos give you 15 GB of storage space for free. This storage limit only applies if you've chosen to upload "Original" size photos (bigger than 16 megapixels) on your desktop or with Auto Backup on your Android device. Any photos you upload less than 2048px (or that you let Google+ resize for you) won't count against your ...


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Update: You don't have to do anything. The comments you make on YouTube will now appear only on YouTube, not also on Google+ The only YouTube activity that gets posted to Google+ is comments. To stop that from happening simply uncheck "Also share to Google+" when commenting.


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Google+ API is currently read only. So no automated posting is possible right now. You have to wait till Google lets people create posts via API.


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I'm not sure if this is a feature that has been introduced in the year since the question was asked, but it appears that you can use a limited version without a Google+ account via Gmail chat according to this support article: If you don’t have a Google+ account you can start or join a limited hangout, which only includes the option to hang out with 1 ...


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I'm guessing this changed since 2013, since now you can do this: Go to https://play.google.com/ On the sidebar on the left, click "My Play activity". This will bring up a page with all your app ratings and reviews.


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I just discovered a more automated way with desktop Picasa. Open your Picasa From File menu, select Import from Google+ Wait until all your online albums are imported to local drive Go to Tools menu → Batch Upload In the bottom form, change the radio button to Change options, and change size to 2048 In the folder tree to the left, select all folders Click ...


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Simply go to the "About" section of your page, then click on the name in the header. (You should get a tooltip that says "Edit your name".) You may need to choose to "Manage" your page. Then simply edit the name. See also: Getting started with Google+ pages


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You can't tag in the auto backup album. When you tag someone you made the entire album visibile to the person tagged so G+ prevent you from trowing your privacy away. Put those photos in an album and then tag your friends ;)


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Proposed by an anonymous user, as a suggested edit to the accepted answer: Setting up Albums and generating the code to embed them in a web site is made unnecessarily complicated by Google. They really should make this more intuitive. Below are detailed instructions for how I learned (the hard way) to do it. CREATE A NEW ALBUM IN GOOGLE+ PHOTOS In ...


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Unfortunately, once posted, you can't change the privacy level of a post. Your only recourse is to delete the post.


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The Google +1 Button extension disables itself on HTTPS sites that have query params (?foo=bar). Today, we’ve removed functionality from the button when you visit https sites with query parameters. This means the +1 button will be grayed out and be unclickable when you visit sites that (a) start with “https://”, and (b) contain the characters “?” or “;” in ...


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On https://plus.google.com/settings, look for the following setting in the "stream" section. Amount of Trending & Recommended posts to show in stream


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You can use the Google+ Share Link The share link is intended for native client applications, Flash applications, highly privacy-sensitive sites, and others who may not be able to use the +1 or share button. Adding the following markup to your site will include a simple icon which will pop open a share dialog for your visitors. <a href="https://plus....


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This feature is missing for a reason. Not necessarily a good reason, but certainly a reason. The idea is that the people who were permitted initially may be responding the way they are with the understanding that the share was limited, and opening it up to more changes that expectation. This is particularly true if they've already replied to the message. ...


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Update 3 Looks like they changed the context-menu behavior back to my original answer! i've removed the alternate solution because this is the best answer, but I've saved it in case it goes away again :) Anyway, original answer below: If you right-click on the image and select "Copy image URL" it should copy the public URL to your clipboard. Likewise, you ...


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As you suggest in your comments, they can find you with your alternate mail—the mail you add in case you lose your password / other security reasons. If your contact has a Google profile associated with any email address, including an alternate email address, or profile link you’ve stored in that contact’s entry, you'll see information from their profile ...


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