Is Google Plus worth holding on to?
Thread poster: Ronnie J Rigdon

Ronnie J Rigdon  Identity Verified
United States
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Oct 30, 2018

Hello all!

I have a number of social media accounts to promote myself including Google Plus. It doesn't seem that G+ is all that popular as a social media outlet and I just read an article that says that they are going to shut down G+ for the general public but maintain it for small businesses. (So instead of a "Facebook" clone, it'll be a "LinkedIn" clone.)

My question to anyone who cares to answer is would it worth the time and effort to maintain a G+ page or cut it
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Hello all!

I have a number of social media accounts to promote myself including Google Plus. It doesn't seem that G+ is all that popular as a social media outlet and I just read an article that says that they are going to shut down G+ for the general public but maintain it for small businesses. (So instead of a "Facebook" clone, it'll be a "LinkedIn" clone.)

My question to anyone who cares to answer is would it worth the time and effort to maintain a G+ page or cut it like dead wood?
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Lincoln Hui  Identity Verified
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Google Plus Oct 31, 2018

Katalin Szilárd wrote:

Ronnie J Rigdon wrote:

Hello all!

I have a number of social media accounts to promote myself including Google Plus. It doesn't seem that G+ is all that popular as a social media outlet and I just read an article that says that they are going to shut down G+ for the general public but maintain it for small businesses. (So instead of a "Facebook" clone, it'll be a "LinkedIn" clone.)

My question to anyone who cares to answer is would it worth the time and effort to maintain a G+ page or cut it like dead wood?


Hi Ronnie,

Abut 2 weeks ago I read an article that Google Plus would be shut down.
You can read more here:

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3311468/google-plus/google-plus-shutting-down-exposed-data.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/technology/google-plus-security-disclosure.html

https://www.adweek.com/digital/google-plus-is-shutting-down-after-exposing-user-data/


Bests,
Katalin

Maybe you missed to read what he wrote.


Back to the original topic, Google+ never did anything while it was alive, it's certainly not going to do anything once it's dead.


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Katalin Szilárd  Identity Verified
Hungary
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Overlooking Oct 31, 2018

Lincoln Hui wrote:

Maybe you missed to read what he wrote.
Back to the original topic, Google+ never did anything while it was alive, it's certainly not going to do anything once it's dead.


You are right, Lincoln.
It seems I overlooked that sentence part of Ronnie...


[Edited at 2018-10-31 08:02 GMT]


 


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