How to Export Your Google+ Data Before it Shuts Down
October 09, 2018 / Matt Southern
Google has decided to shut down the consumer version Google+ as a result of a security bug, as well as alarmingly low usage rates. Although the social network never achieved mainstream adoption similar to that of Facebook and Twitter, it did attract a niche group of users. Those who engaged with the network over its seven years in operation may be keen to save the date they’ve shared with it. So here’s a quick walkthrough to help with that. Users have until next August to download their data before it’s gone for good.