Google Plus joins MySpace in the social network graveyard

Apr 2, 2019
Google is pulling the plug on the platform after eight years.
A logo sits illumintated outside the Google booth on day 2 of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.
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Is the Google Plus data breach a threat to Google's business?

Oct 9, 2018
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has announced new privacy measures that include shutting down its social network Google Plus. The decision comes after news this week that Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google Plus users. We’re talking full names, email addresses, birth dates, profile photos and more. Google opted not to […]

Google Plus users exposed to security vulnerability

Oct 9, 2018
A software glitch left private data of more than 496,000 users of the social media network open to potential misuse.
Google's European headquarters in Dublin in 2010.
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New YouTube comment rules make everybody mad, right?

Nov 12, 2013
By requiring users to sign up for Google+ in order to comment on YouTube, Google has sparked outrage.

Can you make money helping out Google Helpouts?

Nov 5, 2013
Google launches its new video-conferencing advice and how-to service, called Google Helpouts.

Beware the Google + scam hoax

Jul 5, 2011
If you see an invite to the still-exclusive service in your inbox, proceed with caution.

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Realtime Twitter search gone from Google

Jul 5, 2011
For a while now, Google has been offering "Realtime" search results at the top of a results page based on what's being said on Twitter. Search on ...

Google+ puts on the brakes

Jul 1, 2011
Google has stopped inviting people to try out the new Google+, apparently due to its popularity. Google's SVP of Engineering explained the move in...