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Set a default sharing restriction for Google+ content

You can control whether your users' posts can be shared outside your organization by default. If a post is restricted, people in your organization who receive it can't share it with anyone outside your organization.

If you restrict sharing posts, other Google+ content is also affected. New communities are restricted to your organization, by default, and users' +1 notifications are always restricted.

To restrict user content to your organization by default:​

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console dashboard, go to Appsand thenAdditional Google Servicesand thenGoogle+.

  3. Click Advanced Settings.

  4. In the Sharing posts section, select Make the default setting for new posts restricted
    Although you can set a default sharing restriction, users can still override this restriction for individual posts or for the communities they create.
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