Google’s April 2, 2019 is going to close its social network Google+ because of the low popularity of the service among users.
This information was reported in the press release of the company, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
“This decision was made because the service was not popular and did not meet the expectations of users. 2 APR your Google+ account and all you have created Google + pages will not work, and we will begin to delete all data in them. Your photos and videos from the archive of album on Google+ and + pages will also be deleted”. the message reads
It is known that users will be able to keep all of your information and back up photos and videos stored in Google Photos will not be deleted.
In addition, the company stressed that the removal of the social network will last a few months, therefore during this time some information will still be available.
At the same time, from 4 Feb to Google+ you can create profiles, pages, communities and events.
The moderators of the communities in Google+ will be able to download and save the desired data. Since the beginning of March it will be possible to download additional data, such as contents, photos, and information about the author for all the records in an open society.
Button “sign in with Google+” on different sites and applications will also stop working in the coming weeks, but in some cases, instead you will see the button login with the Google account that will work in a similar way.
Note that the social network appeared in 2011.
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