At the top of the page – find the green arrow in the screenshot above – there are two buttons that let you toggle between web results and Google+ results. If the button with a person on it is shaded, that means you’re accepting Google+ results. Click on the Earth button to change it back to standard web results and no Google+ posts, photos, or links will appear.
If you’d like a more permanent change, you can adjust your search settings so that web results become your default preference. Currently the default option wasn’t available to us – it’s possible that Google is still rolling out the update and these features should appear soon.
All of these settings can be reversed at any time should you wish to start mixing Google+ and web content in your search results.
[Image credit: Paul Cross]
Jennifer Beese: Jennifer Beese has worked as a community manager and social media strategist. When she’s not writing, you can find her studying anatomy and physiology—she literally has a skeleton in her closet—or under the stars with her telescope.