REMINDER: Google Announces Shut down of Google+ for consumer (personal) accounts on April 2, 2019

In a post dated January 30, 2019, Google reminded its consumers of their decision to shut down Google+ for consumers in April 2019 due to low usage and challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations. According to Google, “your Google+ account and any Google+ pages you created will be shut down and we will begin deleting content from consumer Google+ accounts. Photos and videos from Google+ in your Album Archive and your Google+ pages will also be deleted. You can download and save your content, just make sure to do so before April. Note that photos and videos backed up in Google Photos will not be deleted.” You can read more here.