In a hair over three weeks, Google Plus will shut down. While they are within their rights to do this, the way they have handled it has shown absolute disregard for millions of end users.
But you know, if you're not paying for it you're not a customer. You are the products. In this respect it's evident that the difference between Google and Facebook is, Facebook got caught first.
Meanwhile, read and weep for what Google once wanted to be, and has since apparently abandoned: Here
Finally - here is all the everywhere I will be instead.