Google Is Shutting Down Social Network Google+ After 7 Years

Google announced on Monday that it will be shutting down its social networking site Google+ in the coming months. The search giant said the social network continues to have low usage and engagement as well as security flaws.

Google said β€œthe consumer version of Google+ currently has low usage and engagement,” adding that β€œ90 percent of Google+ user sessions are less than five seconds.”

I’ve personally always enjoyed using Google+. It was definitely not a social network for everyone. It’s always mostly been a hangout for tech heads and industry people. There remains a vibrant digital marketing and SEO community on Google+.

This site gets a lot of traffic from Google+ so it will be interesting to see how that changes going forward.

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