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Google To Pay $350m To Settle Google Plus Privacy Lawsuit

Google settles shareholder lawsuit over its 2018 decision not to reveal data breach with its now defunct Google+ social network

4 months ago

Google To Shut Down Hangouts Later This Year

Another app closure. Google Hangouts will be shut down in November this year, as conversations are moved onto Google Chat

2 years ago

Google To Wind Down Currents, Final Remanent Of Google+

Last twitch of the corpse that is Google+ (Google Plus) revealed, as enterprise-focused spin-off Currents is to be wound down

2 years ago

Payments Begin For Google Plus Lawsuit

Blast from the past. Lawsuit payouts for data breach begin to flow to users of Google's failed social networking experiment…

3 years ago

Google Plus Users To Receive Financial Settlement

American users of the defunct Google Plus can claim $12 as part of a lawsuit settlement, but have until 8…

4 years ago

Google Kills Off Experimental Social Network Shoelace

Search engine giant axes yet another social network only available in New York, to help people find group activities for…

4 years ago

Google Announces Closure Of Popular Trips App

Another Google app to bite the dust, after confirmation that travel app Trip will cease working in August

5 years ago

Google Plus To Begin Shutdown Within Days

Users will be unable to create new Google+ content from 4 February, with full shutdown set for 2 April

5 years ago

Google Plus To Be Retired Earlier Than Expected

Goodbye Facebook rival. Google decides to accelerate its “sunsetting” of Google+ after discovery of developer bug

5 years ago

What Now For Google Plus Users?

Google 'hangouts' its social network experiment, leaving consumers with less than a year before switch off

6 years ago

Google Delivers Revamp Of Google+

Not retiring it after all. Search engine revamps social network platform to focus on interests rather than people

9 years ago

Google Reveals Service Outage Cause

Google blames a software bug for the service disruption to Gmail and its other services late last week

10 years ago

Google Drops Saved Plus Searches And Saved Maps

Google's shakeup of its products continues as it drops some much loved features for Google+ and Google Maps

11 years ago

Vint Cerf Says Google Wrong Over Real Names

Google is facing criticism from an unlikely source, after its chief Internet evangelist said it was wrong over user IDs

11 years ago

Google+ Sign-In Opens To iOS, Android Apps

Google has opened up its Google+ sign-in feature to allow seamless access to third party iOS and Android apps

11 years ago

Google+ Revamp Aimed At Facebook

Google+ changes are introduced, but some question the 170 million users claim

12 years ago