Google+ (Google Plus) not working? Service down for many others as well
It appears Google’s soon to be retired Google+ social media platform is currently down. The service is experiencing issues as users say they are not able to access the platform. I can confirm the problem as I am also not able to access my Google Plus account.
I can not access the Google Plus home. pic.twitter.com/e0ei3HLooZ
— imola (@true_imola) January 11, 2019
Google+ lijkt nu echt verleden tijd te zijn. De site waarop ook in berichten plaatste is offline. pic.twitter.com/2SU04MkAri
— Hans van den Hoorn (@hansgldnl) January 11, 2019
— IPL 2019-Fatafat cricket. Latest info. (@ipl2019_news) January 11, 2019
Google+ しっかりしてくれ pic.twitter.com/eVLcmyFGDy
— Shu3 (@Shu3_ingress) January 11, 2019
— Outage.Report (@ReportOutage) January 11, 2019
There’s no information on exactly how widespread the problem is, but given that users speaking different languages are sharing the issue, it appears the problem is being faced by users in many countries (if not around the world). We are in look out for more information on the matter, and will update the story as and when we have more information.
Until then, use the comments section below to let us know your experience with Google+. Update: I am able to access Google+ normally now.
In case you aren’t aware, Google has pulled forward the Google+ shutdown timelines. Originally set to be retired in August this year, the social media platform will now vanish in April, the company announced last month. The decision comes as Google identified another bug in Google Plus.
Google says the bug impacted nearly 52.5 million users, including enterprise Google Plus customers. Here are other findings from the investigation:
More info here.
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