How to create a post on Google+

Social Media Craze!

So there are lots of people who are on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram. It’s obvious that social networks are very popular in our modern world. So why not use the social network that is integrated with all of google’s applications? In this guide I will be walking you through your first post on google+

Getting to Google+

To start your google+ social adventure all you have to do is go to


You will be taken to your google+ homepage where you will see the posts of collections that you are subscribed to. You will also see the posts you have made in the past.

Below is a photo of my own google+ homepage.

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Making your first post

In the bottom right corner of the Google+ homepage there is a small red button with a pencil on it.

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Just click this button to open the new post menu. You will be greeted by a rectangular window in the center of the screen where you can write your post.


From this menu you can change a slew of options for your post. You can add a picture by clicking the camera button. You can add a link your post. The next button that is a square with the bars in it is used to create a poll in your post. The final grey symbol is to add your current location to the post. You can also change in which of your collections the post gets put in.

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Creating a Poll Post

When you click the button that has the bars in it you open the menu to create the questions for your poll.

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Click on the text that says choice 1 or choice 2 to type in the text for your choices. Click the camera with the plus to add a photo for your post. You can also click add choice to add more choices to your poll. From the add choice menu you can also add pictures to each option. Once all of your choices are formatted correctly just click on done to add the poll to your post. Finally just click post to create your post.



Larry (@Larry_Fry_III) is 18 years old, from Bois D’Arc, MO; in his Senior year at Ash Grove High School. He loves everything that has to do with technology. He is also attending OTC’s Computer Information Science course. Larry plans to go on in life to become a programmer or a web developer. He consider myself an expert with google docs and “simi” coding expert in Python, C#, and HTML 5/Css.


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