Google+ audit log

Track Google+ activity for your domain

This feature is available with G Suite Business, Education, and Enterprise editions. Compare editions

As a G Suite administrator, you can track Google+ user activity in the audit log. For example, you might want to review when a user creates or deletes a post.

Open your Google+ audit log

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Reports.
  3. On the left, under Audit, click Google+.
  4. (Optional) To customize what you review, on the right, click Manage columns Manage columns, select the columns that you want to see or hide, and click Save.

Data you can view

Google+ audit logs provide the following information:

Data Type Description
Event name Action the user performed, such as creating or deleting posts.
Event description Summary of the event, such as “Jane created a public post.”
User Email address of the user who triggered the event.
Date Date and time the event occurred (displayed in your browser's default time zone).
Post visibility Visibility of the post associated with the event. One of the following:
  • Public (All G Suite Google+ users can access this post)
  • Private (A subset of G Suite Google+ users can access this post)
  • Organization-wide (All users in the organization can access this post)
  • Organization-private (A subset of users in the organization can access this post)
Attachment type Type of attachment on a post or comment, such as Post, Media, Album, Link, Poll, or Google Drive Object.
Thumbs up context Where a thumbs up was added or removed from, either post or comment.
Post permalink Permanent hyperlink to the post associated with the event.
Post resource name Unique identifier of the post associated with the event.
Comment resource name Unique identifier of the comment associated with the event.

Event name descriptions

At Add a filter, select an Event name to filter data for that event. The audit report shows log entries for each time the particular event occurred during the time range that you set. Most event names are self-explanatory.

When and how long is data available?

See Data retention and lag times.

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