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Windows 7: Google: No Private Google+ Profiles for You!

06 Jul 2011   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Google: No Private Google+ Profiles for You!

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Privacy advocates have held Facebook's feet to the fire on several occasions over various privacy issues that have crept up since its inception, and if Google's to truly become a Facebook killer, the sultan of search would be wise not to follow in Zuckerberg's footsteps. It's interesting, then, that Google has decided to ban private Google+ profiles, requiring users to make their profiles public or face account deletion....
Read more at: Maximum PC | Google: No Private Google+ Profiles for You!
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06 Jul 2011   #2
z3r010

 

Windows 7 news?
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06 Jul 2011   #3
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink
2) The news article must be related to Windows 7.
LOL Thanks for the heads up though
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06 Jul 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Windows 7 news?
Oops.
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06 Jul 2011   #5
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You need your tinfoil hat Shawn.
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06 Jul 2011   #6
essenbe
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 X64
 
 

Windows 7 or not, I really can't say that I'm surprised by the news.
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07 Jul 2011   #7
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 
All Google Profiles Will Be Public

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If youíre using a Google Profile - which describes anyone using the new Google+ social network - Googleís issuing an ultimatum: If you donít make your profile public by July 31st, Google will delete it ...

In other words, if youíve been keeping your Google Profile private for the sake of social media invisibility, well - you canít. Google is requiring that Google+ users be able to at least see that you exist on the network when doing searches. Oddly enough, Facebook still allows users to pull a more complete disappearing act through a judicious use of privacy settings.
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