This past spring Google+ Social Network opted out of telling thousands of users that their private data was exposed in fear of damaging their reputation. Following the incident Alphabet Inc. announced a privacy sweeping which lead to the shutting down of Google+.
Originally Google+ Social Network was created to challenge Facebook. A software glitch made it possible for outside developers to have access to users private data all the way back to 2015. This has been related to the recent Facebook user information leak to firm Cambridge Analytica. This is widely seen[…]