Google Plus Photos shutting down August 1 to make way for Google Photos
The Next Web / Nate Swanner
If you’ve been using Google Photos in lieu of Google Plus Photos, you’re probably not alone. Today, Google announced it will begin shutting down Google Plus Photos on August 1.
The shutdown will hit Android first, then iOS and the Web “soon thereafter.” Google also notes users have been seeing prompts in Plus to switch to the new Google Photos service, so many have likely migrated or are using both. This isn’t much of a surprise, though.
At a small event after Google I/O this year, Google’s Vice President of Products Bradley Horowitz said its social arm was going through:[…]
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