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Google+ is finished.

Discussion in 'Cafe toonzone' started by Daikun, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. Daikun

    Daikun Long Live the Fighter!
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    Ars Technica has an interesting report regarding Google's social network. The head of Google+ unexpectedly stepped down from the company recently and the higher-ups intend to cut down on its resources, hopefully including its forced integration into YouTube.

    But that's not all! According to these statistics, Google+ is not only failing behind Facebook (WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY behind, in fact), but it can't even compete with other social networks like Pinterest or Twitter. It only has a leg up over LinkedIn, and that's not saying much.

    I wouldn't be surprised if Google+ just ups and croaks down the road.
     
  2. RandomMe

    RandomMe Friend to you and me

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    Finally! All those angry people on YouTube will now be happy because the Google+ integration led to many complaints and it only has a fraction as much users, compared to Facebook.
     
  3. RegularCapital

    RegularCapital The Third Dimension

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    This is good news, but I'm not going to believe anything until it's official. I have a YouTube account and Google+ account and I've found it annoying.
     
  4. CoolEric158

    CoolEric158 "I will finish what you started"

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    Shame, I'm one of the very few who didn't mind the Google+ integration on Youtube.
     
  5. RandomMe

    RandomMe Friend to you and me

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    Well, you're in luck. You will probably see those reaction videos one day.
     
  6. Toon Master

    Toon Master Active Member

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    Well it looks like Google's attempt to sink its teeth into social networks has failed and thank god for that. I am one of many users who absolutely hates the Google+ integration with Youtube. It has literally screwed up everything. If it's about to go soon then good riddance.
     
  7. Dr.Pepper

    Dr.Pepper Well-Known Member

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    I didn't mind either. I liked how it kept track of the comments that I had left on videos.
     
  8. Harmonie

    Harmonie Foreverrrrr!

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    Lol and I remember all of the pretentious people (talking about the people I knew, not Google+ supporters in general) saying "Facebook will soon fall, Google+ will reign supreme!". Even just last year they were telling me how Google is going to fix it up and still make it a success.
     
  9. RandomMe

    RandomMe Friend to you and me

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    Now the reverse of that is possible (fall of Google+ and reign of Facebook).
     
  10. Daikun

    Daikun Long Live the Fighter!
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    I find it funny how Google thought they could make the next Facebook. Instead, they wound up making the next MySpace.
     
  11. Hanshotfirst1138

    Hanshotfirst1138 Singing drunken lullabies

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    It hasn't stopped them from hijacking YouTube and changing it for the worse, IMO.
     
  12. cognitofalcon

    cognitofalcon G'night evry' body!!

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    I still think the livid hate for Google+ is a little silly.
     
  13. RandomMe

    RandomMe Friend to you and me

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    I wonder what will happen to YouTube once Google+ finishes for good.
     
  14. RegularCapital

    RegularCapital The Third Dimension

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    They'll probably reuse the code in Google+ in other Google services, they might add circles and more social networking aspects into YouTube, who knows.
     
  15. RandomMe

    RandomMe Friend to you and me

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    Because no one expects the changes that will happen...
     

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