Connect with people on Google+

You can follow someone on Google+ to see what they share in your home stream.

Follow someone

When you follow someone on Google+, you can see posts they've made in your home stream.

When you follow someone:

  • They are added to your "Following" circle
  • They might get a notification letting them know that you're following them.
  • They can see that you're following them.
  • They can choose what you see from them.
  • They can see what you share and previously shared with your "Following" circle.

To follow someone:

  1. Open the profile of the person you want to follow. You can search for their name, or click or touch their photo next to a comment or post they've made.
  2. Click or touch FOLLOW.

To unfollow someone:

  1. Open the profile of the person you want to unfollow. You can search for their name, or click or touch their photo next to a comment or post they've made.
  2. Click or touch FOLLOWING (or the name of the circle they’re in).
  3. Unselect the "Following" circle.
  4. Click or touch DONE or OK.

Comment on a post

You can comment on posts that other people share. Anyone who can see a post you comment on can see, reply to, and +1 your comment, unless you've blocked them or they blocked you. 

To comment on a post:

  1. Open the post you want to comment on.
  2. Click or touch the comment icon .
  3. Add your comment, then click or touch POST, ADD, or the send icon .

After you make a comment, you can edit or delete it:

  1. Find the comment you want to edit or delete.
  2. Touch your comment or click the menu icon .
  3. Click or touch Edit or Delete comment.

Note: If you don't see the comment icon on a post, it means you don't have permission to comment. People can turn off comments on their posts after other people have made comments, so you might see comments on a post without being able to post a comment. 

+1 a post

You can use the +1 button to show that you like what someone else posted.

To +1 a post:

  1. Find the post you want to +1.
  2. Click or touch the +1 icon .

To undo a +1, click or touch the +1 icon again. You can also delete +1's from your Activity Log

People in your network might see posts that you've +1ed in their stream and might get a notification that you +1ed their post. Anyone who can see a post can see who +1ed that post.

Your Shared Endorsements settings affect how your name and picture might be used when you +1 ads.

You can go back and see posts and comments you've +1ed by checking your Activity Log. You can also remove your +1 using the Activity Log.

People who see posts and comments you make can +1 them. Their followers might see that they +1ed your post or comment, and you might get a notification that someone +1ed your post or comment. 

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