Google Plus, the not so popular social network platform from an otherwise popular search company Google is gearing up to say good-bye to its users on April 02 2019. Google plus shutdown is official.
The company announced the shutdown in December. According to Google, the closure of Google Plus is due to low usage and challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations.
Here’s what everything you need to know about the shutdown
On April 2nd, your Google+ account and any Google+ pages you created will be shut down. Google will begin deleting content from consumer Google+ accounts.
Photos and videos from Google+ in your Album Archive and your Google+ pages will also be deleted.
You can download and save your content, just make sure to do so before April. Note that photos and videos backed up in Google Photos will not be deleted.
sers may still see parts of their Google+ account via activity log and some consumer Google+ content may remain visible to G Suite users until consumer Google+ is deleted.
Effective February 4th, you will no longer be able to create new Google+ profiles, pages, communities or events.Google
If you’re a Google+ Community owner or moderator, you may download and save your data for your Google+ Community.
If you sign in to sites and apps using the Google+ Sign-in button, these buttons will stop working in the coming weeks but in some cases may be replaced by a Google Sign-in button. You’ll still be able to sign in with your Google Account wherever you see Google Sign-in buttons.
If you’ve used Google+ for comments on your own or other sites, this feature will be removed from Blogger by February 4th and other sites by March 7th. All your Google+ comments on all sites will be deleted starting April 2, 2019.
If you’re a G Suite customer, Google+ for your G Suite account should remain active. Contact your G Suite administrator for more details. You can also expect a new look and new features soon.
If you’re a developer using Google+ APIs or Google+ Sign-in, click here to see how this will impact you.