Here’s what you need to know about the Google+ shut down

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Since this bug was affecting the platform’s Application Programming Interface (API) and some of its users, the company decided to expedite the shutdown. While most social strategies focus on major social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, some marketers also include Google+ as well. If you own or moderate an engaged community on the platform, make sure you download your community metadata using the instructions given previously.