I deleted my Google+ profile just moments ago. No big deal. I rarely used it; not as much as I did a few years ago. I was very much into Google+ because it had a vibrant photography community. I haven’t used it at all in the last few months except as a dumping ground for links from my website. I had intended to delete the account but it seems Google+ is shutting down anyway amidst a disclosure that they delayed announcement of a breach of privacy.

“First Facebook, now Google. Software problems at huge tech companies continue to expose ‘the product,’ which in the case of advertising-driven tech companies happens to be your data,” Gary McGraw, vice president of security technology at Synopsys.Threatpost

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