Google said on Monday it is shutting down its social media service, Google+. It revealed that up to 500,000 Google+ user accounts were potentially affected by a bug that may have exposed their data to external developers. As the hashtag Google Plus remained the top trend on Twitter this morning, jokes and witty one-liners about the failed social media network flooded the micro-blogging website. Many users were surprised that Google+ was still around, while others expressed their lack of anguish at its shutting down with hilarious memes.
We compiled some of the funniest reactions to Google+ shutting down.
Take a look:
Google has apparently announced they are shutting down #GooglePlus- Strain40-Boo (@Strain42) October 9, 2018
Leading thousands to ask the important question "Google+ was still around?"
Google+ is shutting down! Shit! I was only using it the other d...it was 2013...but still...#GooglePlus- Andy Coates RPT (@AndyWoodturner) October 8, 2018
Google kept quiet for more than six months its discovery of a bug that put at risk the personal data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ users. The revelation is expected to spark a new round of regulatory and political scrutiny.
If you're wondering whether you still have a Google+ account - and if so, how to delete it - here's what you need to do.
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