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How To See Your Google+ Profile As Others Do

Here's how to double-check your Google+ settings to ensure privacy.

Recently I explained how to adjust the privacy settings of your Google+ profile. Here’s a quick way to test out the updates and view how your profile will look to a specific person or everyone on the Internet.

Go to your Google+ Profile About page. Click on View profile as…


Type in a name or select Anyone on the Web.


Your About Profile page will change depending on your selection, giving you a nice preview of how your profile looks to others.

Based in Seattle, Steve Krause is a senior editor at BYTE. A veteran and intrepid tech blogger, he is the founder of groovyPost.com. Follow him @krausesteve and email him at [email protected].