Google Plus Tips : How to Mention Someone in Google Plus Post

Posted by Mayank on August 6, 2011 in Google,Google+

When it comes to any new service, even performing simple tasks can take some time to learn, especially if you’ve never done it before. Overall Google Plus is very user friendly and it will not take time for you to figure out how to do a particular thing. This article is just a reference in case you get stuck or cannot figure it out.

Click “Share” button located at the top right corner and then in the dropdown box, type either the “@” or “+” symbol then the first letter of the persons name you want to mention. Using either symbol will create a hyperlink to his/her profile and also notify them that they have been mentioned. You’ll be presented with a drop down list which contains names of people in your circles.

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Once you have the name of the person you want to link to in your comment, just click that person’s profile and it should now appear in the comment field. Once you click the “Share” button that persons profile should now be linked.

How to Mention Multiple People in Google Plus

If you wish to Mention more than one person in a post or comment, it is similar to adding an individual. Just repeat the steps above however many times you wish until you have added everyone you want to include.

You can even add names of people who don’t necessarily have a Google+ account. If that’s the case their names will still appear but without the hyperlink.


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