[Tech News] Times Up! Save Your Google+ Data Now!

2019-01-31 16:12:33
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Google officially announced last October that they are going to shut down Google+ after a series of data leaks came into limelight. The data leak leads to user info getting exposed putting Google+ into a tight spot. Shortly after that, they had another security breach which forced them to officially announce the closing date to be April 2019.
Things you need to know
  • You can’t make any new Google+  account, pages, groups  & events from February 4th onwards.
  • Option to comment using Google+ will be removed from Blogger by February 4th, and from other sites by February 7th. Comments made using Google+ account will be deleted from April 2nd,2019.
  • On March 7th, Google+ API will shut down also for developers. Know more about it HERE
  • The sign-up option using Google+ button in sites will also stop showing in coming weeks, in future only Google sign-in option will come.
  • From 2nd April 2019, all your data from Google+  including Profile, groups, pictures archived will be deleted. Pictures saved in Google Photos won’t be deleted.
What You Need To Do
  • You can start downloading your Google+ data if you have anything important from now. From early March you will get additional data to download. Learn more about it HERE
  • If you are a G-suite customer it shouldn’t affect you. Although there will be some UI changes mostly and to clear your doubts, contact your G-Suite administrator. Contact HERE

If you have any questions drop down a comment in the comment section down below!


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Thanks for information. It's very helpful to users.
2019-01-31 20:22:56
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