Google Plus - Turn off recommended posts from your home stream
If you don't want to have the "What's hot and recommended" posts displayed in the Home Stream of your Google + profile, follow the below procedure:
- Sign-in to your Google + profile.
- Click on the Explore tab > What's hot
- Click on the Gear icon and uncheck "Show post in Home Stream".
- Instead of disabling this feature, you can limit the amount of recommended post being displayed.