This Week in Tech: 1st - 5th April

Published on April 5th, 2019. Written by .

In this week's roundup:

  • Google shuts down Google+, their failed social network
  • Researchers find personal information on 540 million Facebook users on a public server
This Week in Tech: 1st - 5th April

Google shuts down Google+, their failed social network

On Tuesday morning, Google shut down their social networking platform Google+ which launched in 2011.

Even after Google pushed the usage of Google+ to YouTube users, it still didn't take off.

This Week in Tech: 1st - 5th April

Researchers find personal information on 540 million Facebook users on a public server

Personal information belonging to 540 million Facebook users were exposed on a publicly accessible storage server.

The information which was found by security research firm, UpGuard. However, it has been confirmed that passwords and email were not among the information exposed.

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