Google to shut down its first social network on September 30

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
Google on Monday announced Orkut has reached the end of the road. The service will shut down on September 30, 2014. Some will no doubt be sad to see it go but the majority of people are probably asking, "What...

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Google plus is awful. I hate how Google is forcing people to use it if you use any other of their services. Like if you use Youtube, and want to comment or do some other stuff, you can't until you make a Google plus account. Even with them forcing you to use it, it still sucks.
 
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I use gmail in a separate browser now to avoid it logging into youtube. I wish I could disassociate gmail from other google services. I don't even use google anymore, I use startpage. Maybe I should switch from gmail to startmail as well...
 
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I thought G+ was Google's 1st social thingy,so after reading the heading I was so happy,then I read the article and cried.
 
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Google+ took off but mid air exploded and felt in debris... Poor little thing.