Google, one of the world’s tech giants, has decided to shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+. This news comes in the wake of a previously undisclosed security flaw that exposed the data of the profile of users.
The bug in question remained active between 2015 and 2018, and Google discovered it in March; during this period, the flaw affected more than 500,000 users. However, Google claims to have no evidence that suggests that any external developer or app had access to the data.
The shutdown of the consumer version of the service will be completed over the next 10 months, and the platform will be completely buried in August 2019. However, it’ll continue to serve the businesses.