Due to low user engagement and disclosed software design flaws that potentially allowed outside developers access to personal information of its users, the Google+ developer API was discontinued on March 7, 2019, and Google+ was shut down for business and personal use on April 2, 2019.
Why did Google get rid of Google+?
Google+ is being phased out due to “low usage” and because it turned into something of a security liability for Google; the company has disclosed two significant data leaks that could have exposed information for tens of millions of Google+ users to outside developers.
Was Google+ shut down?
Fast forward eight years later — Google+ was shut down for consumers on April 2, 2019. The company later revealed its plan to revive a version of the networking site for its G Suite platform.
Will Gmail go away?
The tech giant will delete the accounts of users that are inactive in one or more of these services for two years after June 1, 2021. Additionally, Google will also delete content across Gmail, Photos, and Drive that are over the storage limit.
Will Google Drive ever shut down?
Heres everything you need to know. Google made an official announcement on its blog that support for Google Drive app will end come December 11th, 2017, and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018.