Google+ Shuts Down April 2, 2019
Google+ launched in June 2011, among much fanfare, to challenge other social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Specifically, it was Google’s attempt to go head to head with Facebook.
Over the years, Google+ has gone through some changes and endured much criticism, while gaining a few loyal users.
I was on Google+, but I wondered why. I never did get it.
In 2018 Google announced it would shut down Google+ in 2019. No one seemed to care, and many said, “It’s about time.”
April 2, 2019, marks the end of Google+.
See you there, but not on Google+.
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