Google+ officially shut down, marking the end of an era

Google+ officially shut down, marking the end of an era
  • Google is discontinuing its failed social media platform, Google Currents, on July 5th.
  • Businesses using Currents will need to shift to other services, but some features may be transferred to Google Chat.
  • Google Chat is currently working well and has received positive feedback from users.

Google+ was first introduced by Google in 2011 to fight against giants in social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. However, this social media platform by Google didn’t work, and they had to discontinue it in 2019. although most of its features were transferred to Google Currents.

At this point, it was a curse for Google; just like Google+, Google Currents also failed miserably, which lead Google to announce its discontinuation as well. According to the latest news from Google, they will be ending the service on July 5th. Thankfully this time is enough for businesses to shift from Currents to other services.

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Google, at this point, is now focusing on its Google Chat. Unlike Google+ and Google Currents, Google Chat is working great and is well received by users. Google also hinted that some of the features from Google Current might also shift to Google Chat.

This can be seen in the Gifs provided by Google on their Google Support page. This confirms that you will be able to perform the tasks in Google Chat that were only available in Google Currents.

Most Frequently Asked Questions

Is Google+ still active?

No, It was discontinued by Google in 2019.

What is Google+ called now?

After being Discontinued, Google+ was renamed and remodeled to Google Currents.

What was Google+ used for?

Google+ was used as a Social Media Platform, just like Facebook and Twitter.

Why was Google+ removed?

Google+ was removed because it didn’t meet users’ expectations, and Google was suffering losses from it.

What are the top 3 social media?

The Top 3 Social Media in the world are,

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

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