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Google

A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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Current Google+ users will be unable to sign into sites and apps, which in some cases will be replaced with a Google sign-in.
For G Suite customers, Google+ should remain active.
Signing people up for Google+ while creating a general Google account seemed like an effective and competitive growth tactic: By 2012, Google was boasting that it had 90 million users of Google+.
People who use Drive and Google+ at work as part of the Google Apps cloud email and productivity suite can also restrict posts to colleagues within their organisation.
After several less than fruitful attempts at creating a successful social networking site, in June of 2011, Google released Google+ and, for the first time, seemed to be getting some traction in social media.
If only Google had focused on the initial promise of Google+, which was internally known as "Google Me," Messina thinks that the company might have achieved converts to its social network by being a more trusted party for the information that users share online.
Google's update to Google+ search filters comes after Facebook rolled out a major overhaul to its News Feed.
Gundotra has served all these years working on his primary project Google+, which is now coming to an end.
20 -- Google has announced deepening Google+ integration for YouTube, allowing users to link their channel with a Google+ page.
However, Google Maps will start incorporating Google+ check-ins for users that want to share their location with family and friends.
Apart from a neater interface and other important upgrades, Gmail has also been integrated with Google's social networking website Google+. And now the company has taken one more step towards deepening Google+ integration with Gmail - replacing the video chat with Google+ Hangouts.