Back in December, Google announced that it would shut down Google + sometime in April due to low usage and Google’s wish to shift its resources towards something else.
In a blog post, Google outlines its phasing out of the social network. Google + will begin to shut down personal (consumer) accounts beginning on April 2 and users will have until then to download all their Google + data. Pictures on Google Photos won’t be deleted.
Starting February 4, you won’t be able to create new Google + profiles, pages, communities, or events. In the coming weeks, you will not be able to sign into websites with Google + and may be replaced with a Google sign in button.
As for G Suite customers, these users’ Google + account will remain active. Google is only shutting down Google + for consumers, or those who don’t have a paid G Suite account.
Google + came at a time when Facebook was the dominant social media platform after the use of Myspace declined. It was thought that Google + might become the dominant force over Facebook as it slowly rose in popularity during its initial year. Unfortunately, the platform wasn’t compelling enough to keep people away from Facebook.
They should have done this after the huge backlash from users when they were forced into creating an account linked to their YouTube account. If they allowed users to join organically, it may have been a success.
Never used it anyway so it can go. Headphone jack next. And then all companies who prices their phones above 1000.
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