Share a post on Google+

You can share posts to Collections, Communities, or people. When you share a post, people following you, or the Collection or Community you post to, can see it in their stream. Posts you share can also show up on your profile.The content you share publicly in Google+ is publicly searchable -- even if your Google profile isn't. The content that you share to specific circles or people is only searchable by the people it was shared with. There's no way to make the content you share not searchable.

People can connect with you by commenting on, resharing, or +1ing your posts. 

Share a post

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. At the bottom right, click Compose Compose.
  3. Type your post. 
    • To share a photo, click Photos Search by image.
    • To share a link, click Insert link .
    • To create a poll, click Polls Polls.
    • To share a file from Google Drive, click Add document Google Drive .
  4. To choose who to share the post with, next to your name, click the blue text. You can share with a person or a Community. 
  5. Click Post.

Sharing a post with "Public"

When you post something publicly, what you post (including photos) can be seen by anyone, on or off Google services. Here are some examples:
  • Anyone can see your public posts on your profile.
  • Your publicly shared posts or photos may appear in Google search results and on other Google services. For example, if you share a photo with "Public" that has a location associated with it and that's in an album with the "Show location" option checked, it may be visible on other Google products and services. Learn how to manage your photos in Album Archive. 

Sharing a post on a work or school account

If the person in charge of your work or school account (domain administrator) has turned on Google+ for your organization, you can share with people in your organization. Learn more about sharing restrictions for G Suite users.

Note: ​If you don't have an Internet connection, what you share won't be posted until you're connected again. Once you have Internet, the post will be automatically shared for you.

Reshare a post

To reshare something someone else posted:

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. On the post you want to reshare, click Share Share. If you don't see this, the post can't be reshared.
  3. Choose who you want to share the post with.
  4. Click Post.

Note: You can't share privately shared posts publicly.

Edit a post you've shared

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Open the post you want to edit.
  3. Click More More and then Edit post.
  4. Make your changes, then click Done.

Share geo location information in photos

If you allow Google+ to include geo location data when you share a photo, people can see where your photos were taken when they open or download your photo. To turn this on:

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. On the left, click Settings.
  3. Turn "Show geo location by default on newly shared Google+ albums" on.

Prevent people from commenting on or resharing your post

If you don't want people to be able to comment on or reshare a post you make:

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Open the post. You can also change this setting when you are making a post.
  3. Click More More.
  4. Click Disable comments or Disable reshares.

Note: You can also change who can comment on your public posts using the Settings menu.

Delete a comment

You can delete a comment someone left on your post.

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Open the post. 
  3. In the comment, click More More and then Delete comment.
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