Google Plus being shut down after user data potentially exposed

Google Plus being shut down after user data potentially exposed


THIS MORNING TO GET TO HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF ACCOUNTS ON GOOGLE SOCIAL NETWORK. GOOGLE PLUS, HAVE REPORTEDLY BEEN EXPOSED AND GOOGLE ALLEGEDLY HID THIS FROM THE PUBLIC FOR MONTHS.>>HOW ARE WE SUPPOSED TO BE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA WE HAVE THE FALLOUT THIS MORNING.>>VERY GOOD QUESTION LAUREN GOOGLE IS SHUTTING DOWN AT SOCIAL NETWORK GOOGLE PLUS AFTER A THE PRIVATE DATA UP TO 500,000 USERS POTENTIALLY EXPOSED BUFF A FLAW GOOGLE DIDN’T DISCLOSE. GOOGLE SAYS THAT DATA WAS LIMITED TO OPTIONAL PROFILE FIELDS LIKE THE PERSON’S NAME E-MAIL ADDRESS OCCUPATION, GENDER AND AGE, AND THAT’S A BUG DID NOT AFFECT ANY OTHER DATA USERS MAY HAVE POSTED OR CONNECTED TO GOOGLE PLUS OR ANY OTHER SERVICE LIKE GOOGLE PLUS POST MESSAGES GOOGLE ACCOUNT DATA PHONE NUMBERS OR G SUITE CONTENT HOW LONG DID THEY KEEP THIS UNDERWRAPS FROM THE PUBLIC?>>THEY DID HIDE IT ACCORDING TO “THE WALL STREET JOURNAL” THE BUG WAS FIXED BACK IN MARCH BUT GOOGLE HID EXPOSURE FORTUNE MONTHS THE BUG GAVE MORE THAN 400 OUTSIDE DEVELOPERS POSSIBLE ACCESS TO PRIVATE PROFILE INFORMATION OF GOOGLE PLUS FROM 2015 TO MARCH 2018 WHEN THOSE INTERNAL INVESTIGATORS DISCOVERED AND FIXED THE ISSUE. GOOGLE SAYS THEY FOUND NO EVIDENCE THAT ANY PROFILE DATA WAS MISUSED BUT AS YOU SAID HIDING THIS WAS THE BIG STORY.>>E YEAH. YOU CAN’T DO THAT IN EUROPE NOW BECAUSE OF THE NEW RULES MAYBE THAT’S WHERE WE’RE HEADED IN THE U.S. BUT THIS IS COME AT A CRITICAL TIME FOR THE COMPANY.>>THAT’S RIGHT CEO IS SET TO TESTIFY BEFORE THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE IN NOVEMBER TO ADDRESS CONCERNS OVER THE COMPANIES BUSINESS PRACTICES. HE WILL NOW HAVE TO ADDRESS THIS LATEST ISSUE AND WHY GOOGLE FAILS TO NOTIFY GOOGLE PLUS USERS SOONER. THIS COMES A THE A TIME WHEN REGULATORS AND CONSUMER PRIVACY GROUPS WANT TO HOLD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR PROTECTION OF OUR PERSONAL DATA. FOLLOWING THIS NEWS SHARES OF GOOGLE PARENT COMPANY ALPHABET WELL THEY WERE TAKE A LOOK AT BOARD YOU CAN SEE THEY WERE DOWN YESTERDAY AT THE CLOSE.>>ALL RIGHT SO WE’RE LOOKING AT THE AFTERHOURS SO CERTAINLY A

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