Tip: Configure Google+ to Limit Who can Huddle (group message) With You

Huddle is a Google+ feature unique to its Android and iPhone apps. It is not available on the desktop web interface. Huddle is Google+’s group messaging feature that can work with SMS (text messaging) but does not require it. Here’s a quick tip on how to control who can include you in a Huddle (group messaging).

1. Go to the Google+ web interface at plus.google.com
2. Select the gear (settings) icon in the upper right corner of the browser window
3. Select “Google+ settings”
4. Scroll down to the Huddle settings option near the bottom of the page
5. Use the pull-down menu to set who can start a huddle with you to one of the following options
5.a. Anyone
5.b. Extended Circles
5.c. Circles

Select Extended Circles or Circles to limit who can Huddle with you.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Creative Social Branding

Creative Social BrandingLearn how to create social buzz for your brand! Starting November 24, the VP of content strategy at DBA will teach you how to speak and write to different audiences on social platforms, identify and engage with current trends and influencers, and build an excellent social strategy to amplify your numbers and rate engagement. Register now!