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Step 3. You can specify who is able to see your education and employment information by clicking on the drop-down menu below each section and choosing the relevant option. Your photo, name and Tagline will be visible to everyone, however. Once you’ve checked your privacy options, click ‘Continue to my profile’.

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Step 4. Next, fill in the About section of your profile. Click ‘Edit profile’ in the top righthand corner. You can add information such as an introduction, which will help other Google+ members confirm that you are who they think you are, places you’ve lived, links to your website and, if you wish, your relationship status.

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Step 5. Click the Photos tab. Choose whether you want this tab to be displayed on your profile, and whether people within each of your circles (a group of contacts) can tag you in photos they upload. You can also specify whether geo-location information is displayed with your images. Click Save.

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Step 6. Likewise, you can decide whether Videos and +1’s tabs are displayed on your profile. Google +1 is a system that allows you to recommend content elsewhere on the web. When you’re happy with the changes you’ve made to your profile, click ‘Finished editing’ at the top of the window.

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