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Google+ all set to shut down

Dec 12, 2018, 12:26 PM IST
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Google+ is a social network connected to your Google Account. As per a CNBC report, Google is planning to put an end to the social platform in the coming months. Know why: 

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Google+ to shut-down

Google+ to shut-down

Google+ announced it is shutting-down in October. (Reuters)
 

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Google+ to close by April 2019

Google+ to close by April 2019

Google+ plans to shut down by April, 2019. It has been in service for  7 years now. (Reuters)

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Security Bug and Privacy Breach

Security Bug and Privacy Breach

The initial reason for shutting down Google+ was a humiliating security bug that exposed it's users information. It never recovered from this massive breach of users' privacy. (Reuters)

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Google+ competitor

Google+ competitor

After Google launched Plus in 2011, it was dubbed as a wannabe-rival of Facebook. (Pixabay)

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Services by Google+

Services by Google+

It was mostly an add-on service for people having a Google account. You could curate circles catering to specific, personal interests, entertainment, news, sports, etc. (Reuters)

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