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Google+ Shutting Down Four Month Early

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On Monday, Google announced it's shutting down Google+ four months. Why? Google+ suffered another massive data leak. The company said 52.5 million users were affected by this breach. It exposed information including names, email addresses, occupations, and ages between November 7th and November 13th. The breach prompted the company to plan to shut down the social network in August 2019. Google+ will now shut down in April 2019.

Added on the 10/12/2018 14:55:25 - Copyright : Wochit

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