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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2018, 08:23:04 pm »
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Google says Google+ currently has “low usage and engagement” and that 90 percent of Google+ user sessions last less than five seconds

That's not so bad.

I've been in media production meetings where they were celebrating, and patting each other on the back, because they were getting 10 second page views, and 30 second sessions.

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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2018, 11:59:05 pm »
Not quite the Fekbook killer they'd hoped for though .. but then it never had Farmville/Candy Crush :)
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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2018, 03:58:09 am »
Truth be told, Google probably wasn't extracting enough useful personal data and tracking information from the user's machines - like the games you mentioned.

That's what those free games are doing in the background, while ppl are playing them.

Evidently, <= 5 sec sessions aren't giving them enough time to slip it to them ::)

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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2018, 04:03:07 am »
BTW, for the non-coders amongst us...

The operator <= compares two values on less than or equal to.

Just saying...

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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2018, 05:38:19 am »
At least now you won't have to worry about your YouTube and E-mail accounts being tied to G+. :P Honestly, I never saw the point in it. But, I also don't see the point in Facebook.

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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2018, 12:13:25 pm »
I don't see the point in pointing out pointless pointed points .. and yet I did with this topic ???
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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2018, 04:29:26 pm »
What was the point again? You lost me three or four points back. Will someone please point out what the point of all this is.  ???

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Re: Google Plus (G+) shutting down
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2018, 11:22:55 pm »
One login for all of Google doesn't sound good at all.

Of course I  see what they are doing about having been comprised but everyone who has any Google data seems vulnerable.

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