This question must have been coming into mind on everyone’s mind why Google plus shutting down. The company announced its closure in December last year and Google Plus will shut down on April 2.
Reason for shut down Google Plus
Google has stated that the Consumer version of Google Plus will be closed on April 2, 2019. It is worth mentioning that the company decided to shut it down after the security of data of more than 50 million users was blocked. By the way, the company had decided to shut it down in August but due to the security bug, it is now being shut down in April.
In an official post, the company said, “On April 2, your Google Account and any page of Google Plus that you have created will be closed. We will start eliminating content from the Consumer’s Google Plus account. With Google Plus’s album archive, all your pages will be deleted along with your photos and videos. You can download and save your content before April. Please tell that the photos and videos will not be deleted, which you have backed up in Google Photos.
Google also said that since February 4th, users will not be able to create a new Google Plus account on this platform. Google Plus sign in button will be replaced with the Google sign in button The company has also created an FAQ page for it, where it has answered all the necessary questions.