Google closes Google+ after users' data left exposedStaff Writer | October 8, 2018
Google is pulling the plug on its flagship social network Google+ after data from up to 500,000 users was left exposed by a bug.
America Google discovered the leak
In a blog post, the company revealed it discovered the leak and patched it in March. It said it had no evidence that the data was misused or that any developer was aware of it or had exploited the leak.
A Google spokesperson said there were "significant challenges in creating and maintaining a successful Google+ that meets consumers' expectations".
They said the firm would "sunset" the app amid "very low usage". ■