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Google Plus Deleting Accounts En Masse: No Clear Answers

A striking number of Google+ accounts have been deleted in the last 24 hours as the new social network struggles with its community standards policy around real names - alienating and frightening the people it aims to serve.

Soldierone4657d ago

I actually had this issue. Not with my name personally, however when searching for people there were several accounts under the same name. Need a good example? Go search David Hayter.

Speed-Racer4657d ago

I know companies registering profiles for promo purposes would suffer since they wanted those to be separated, but Business profiles have not been introduced on the full scale yet.

GrumpyVeteran4657d ago

Aaand Google+ is going to die from this.

overrated444657d ago

Saying Google+ is going to die from this is like saying you stood next to a guy that was smoking a cigarette once so now you're going to get lung cancer. That's ridiculous.

Oxymoron0284657d ago

What? How is that even remotely similar?

GrumpyVeteran4656d ago

That analogy sucks. You didn't follow my logic at all.

OpiZA4657d ago

"alienating and frightening the people it aims to serve"

Really? Don't you think that's a tad strong?

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Google+ communities will now sort posts algorithmically instead of chronologically

Social networks have started to embrace algorithmic timelines (that is, where posts are sorted based on how the service thinks you will like it), instead of showing each post in chronological order.

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Google+ profiles may not be needed to post Play Store reviews anymore

According to several tips from Android Police readers, the Google Play Store may not require you to have a Google+ account to write reviews anymore.

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Google launching in-house startup incubator called 'Area 120' | ZDNet

Google's new incubator could help it keep talent by providing new business plans with funding, but is it enough?