Google+ Privacy Settings

Google+ Privacy Settings

google_plus_logoAlthough Google+ is not one of the most popular social networks, many people set up a profile and regularly post to it to help with their Google search rankings and to comment on YouTube.

It’s really worth having a poke around the privacy settings in Google+ so that anything you post there is protected if you don’t want people to be able to abuse it. You can protect your photos somewhat, and select who can tag you and comment on your posts. The privacy settings are also helpful if you get too many updates from Google+ and you want to cut down on the noise to your phone or inbox.

Where Are The Privacy Settings For Google+?

Click on this link to go to your settings, the ones I’ve highlighted in the picture below are the most important to untick along with location services, if you don’t want your posts to have a location attached to them. If you want to delete your Google+ profile you can do that at the very bottom of the privacy settings Page.

Google+ Privacy Settings
Google+ Privacy Settings

 

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How To Report Abuse On Google+

To report abuse on Google+ go to the help link and search for “How To Report Abuse” for detailed instructions.

How To Report Abuse On Google+
How To Report Abuse On Google+

 

You can easily report a post by clicking the down arrow top right of any post to get to a drop down menu for options. See pic below.

Report A Post
Report A Post

To report a video or photo see the screen shot below for instructions for different devices and browsers.

Report Photos or Video on Google+
Report Photos or Video on Google+

To block or mute another Google+ profile go to their profile and click the down arrow under their Profile and select either “Mute” or “Report/Block” (see pic below)

How To Block A User On Google+
How To Block A User On Google+

 

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