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Old 10-08-18, 03:22 PM
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Google+ Shutting Down Over Next 10 Months

Big disappointment for their 57 users.

https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/8/1...-gmail-android

Google is going to shut down the consumer version of Google+ over the next 10 months, the company writes in a blog post today. The decision follows the revelation of a previously undisclosed security flaw that exposed users’ profile data that was remedied in March 2018.
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Old 10-10-18, 04:25 PM
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Re: Google+ Shutting Down Over Next 10 Months

I actually use it strictly for buying digital movie codes. I still won't miss it.
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Old 10-11-18, 01:15 PM
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I actually use it strictly for buying digital movie codes. I still won't miss it.
Ditto. Their HO for messaging sucks.
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Old 10-11-18, 02:26 PM
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Re: Google+ Shutting Down Over Next 10 Months

Data breach in March, and they're only telling people about it now?

Oh, Google.
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The decision follows the revelation of a previously undisclosed security flaw that exposed users’ profile data that was remedied in March 2018.
*Gasp* That might have affected nearly dozens of people!
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Old 10-11-18, 02:58 PM
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I have a friend who loves, loves, loves Google+ and uses it as their platform for all their content output and he's not happy at all. Life will go on, of course, but I can't think of a service that went away that ever impacted me like that. The services I miss is Google Reader, but I'm okay.
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Old 10-11-18, 03:12 PM
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Re: Google+ Shutting Down Over Next 10 Months

I use it mainly to follow special topic channels, mostly technology-related. YouTube is good for that but some channels are not on YouTube because they are not video-based.
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