Alphabet shutters Google+ following data breach

Almost 500,000 users could have been affected in the security bug which was discovered in the spring. Because of this and dismal user numbers, Google is closing its social media platform.

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Google+ is finally closing its doors following a report that forced Google to disclose a data breach that might have affected hundreds of thousands of users.

CNBC reported:

The possibly exposed data included users’ names, email addresses, birth dates, profile photos, and genders, though not any information related to personal communication or phone numbers. Google says that it found no evidence that any developer misused profile data, though it cannot confirm which users were impacted.

Engadget reported:

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