July 30, 2011
by googleplusplanet

How to hide your Google+ profile from Google search results

Privacy can be an issue when it comes to social networking. Of course, most of the time, privacy breaches can be blamed on the user, not the system. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to hide yourself from future embarrassment by avoiding that your profile shows up on search results related to your name(or completely unrelated queries!).

It takes less than a minute to change the preference whether you would like to be found using search results, and here’s how:

  1. Login to Google+ and navigate to your profile page
  2. Click on the blue “Edit Profile” button on
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July 24, 2011
by googleplusplanet

Google+ suspending accounts en masse

User suspended in Google PlusWatch out, novelty accounts on Google+. Numerous users and celebrities have been blogging about getting suspended and kicked out of Google+ due to a violation of community standards. It seems that users not using their real name or businesses accounts are the ones targeted during today’s deletion, but also legitimate users and some celebrities accounts suspected to be fake and imitations. Users that are suspended will be met with the following message once they visit their profile:

“After reviewing your profile, we determined the nameyou provided violates our Community Standards.”

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