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Google + is shutting down early after second bug is revealed

Google+ is shutting down early after second bug is revealed

Google has announced that it will be shutting down the Google + social network much sooner than planned after a second bug was discovered that revealed millions of customers’ private data to software developers.

In a blog post published on the 10th December 2018, Google confirmed that approximately 52.5 million people were affected by a bug in a November software update.

The latest bug allowed profile information not marked as public to be accessed by software developers.

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Dec 11, 2018

Google + is shutting down early after second bug is revealed

Google is shutting down Google+ following data exposure

Google announced in a blog post today that it is going to shut down the consumer version of Google Plus over the course of the next ten months. A software bug was discovered that gave developers access to the private profile data of over 500,000 users. Google says that there is no evidence of developers being aware of this bug, and also no evidence that any data has been misused.

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Nov 8, 2018

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