An internal memo from legal and policy staff reportedly said the company found no evidence that the data had been misused, but was unable to know for certain.
Google+ was launched in June, 2011 as a way to compete with other social networks such as Facebook.
"Going forward, consumers will get more fine-grained control over what account data they choose to share with each app". In a blog postpublished right after the WSJ'sreport, Google confirmed that it is shutting down Google+, as well as confirming a number of the details from the WSJ report.
Will Smith Shares Aladdin Poster with Genie’s Lamp! As Aladdin and Jasmine fall in love, they must also face the evil Jafar , who plans to become Sultan by marrying Jasmine. The live-action Aladdin started filming in September 2017, a few months delayed after a prolonged casting process .
Allegedly, the glitch enabled outside developers to gain unauthorized access to the relevant for quite some time - from 2015 until Google's discovery in March of this year. Now the bug in this API allowed access to private Profile fields of users to the Google+ apps.
Google said: 'We found no evidence that any developer was aware of this bug, or abusing the API, and we found no evidence that any Profile data was misused'.
Some of that qualifies as legally protected personally identifiable information, and its exposure could trigger scrutiny from federal and state regulators, including some who have probed Google before on similar issues. Google says it fixed the issue as soon as it was discovered, but the bad part of this all is that Google opted not to disclose the breach to users, instead sweeping the situation under the rug, hoping nobody would notice. Why did Google hide the security vulnerability? .
Google has finally closed its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500,000 users may have been exposed by a bug that was present for more than two years. Compared to other social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, Google+ has one of the lowest usage and engagement, with 90% of its users accessing the service for less than 5 seconds. However, what wasn't known, was that on the given accounts, friends of that profile also had their data made available to developers, even if they made such data private.
Blasting the proposed deal, she said: "Trade from Great Britain into Northern Ireland would be in danger of restriction". The de-facto Deputy Prime Minister was pressed on the DUP's support when he appeared on ITV's Peston on Wednesday night.
Dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018 ), it comes with a total of five cameras- four on the rear side and one on the front side. The high-end Glaxy A9 is equipped with some other exciting features such as big display , powerful SoC and a large battery .
On Wednesday , during a National Assembly audit of her ministry, Kang raised the possibility of lifting those sanctions. Trump said "eventually we're going to have lots of meetings on USA soil and on their soil by the way".
Windsor will once again play host to a royal wedding after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in May. ITV will be showing a 30-minute highlights programme at 8pm, called The Royal Wedding: A Family Celebration.
The planet is even closer to catastrophe than scientists previously predicted, according to a new report from the U.N. The consequences of a 2 degrees rise in global warming will be devastating scientists have warned.
Cengiz waited outside the consulate when Khashoggi entered on 2 October and raised the alarm when he did not emerge. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published critical pieces of the Saudi government and exiled himself to Virginia.
Five western Washington children under the age of 6 have been hospitalized for a "sudden onset of paralysis of one of more limbs". The condition is still very rare, occurring in fewer than one in a million people in the USA each year, the CDC says .
Bennett's 9-yard sack was wiped out by a personal foul call, and the half-the-distance penalty placed the ball on the Eagles' 11. This was a game that both teams really wanted-and needed-to win, and Minnesota proved the tougher opponent in the end.
Issued at 11:00am this morning, this warning will be valid from 11:00pm tomorrow night through to 9:00am on Friday morning. An orange weather warning will be in place for all coastal counties from 10pm, and will be valid until tomorrow morning.
After being a part of success like that and seeing what we've done recently, I feel we're going in the right direction. I've had expectations on me from a young age and I've dealt with them.
Stardew Valley is coming to mobile this month, first on iOS
In a surprise announcement , Chuckldefish and one-man developer Concerned Ape revealed a mobile port for Stardew Valley . Barone and The Secret Police are working on an Android version of the game, with a release date sometime in the future.
Giants Waive Former 1st-Round Pick Ereck Flowers
Earlier Monday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Giants will release Flowers if he is not traded by 4 p.m. Flowers started the Giants first two games of the year but was benched before they faced the Texans in Week 3.
Kanye West defends support for Trump, in front of Trump
West said a lack of " male energy " in the USA and in the Hillary Clinton campaign caused him to support Trump for President. He said that "stop-and-frisk works", but West, told Trump that this strategy is detrimental. "I love this guy right here".
Samsung launches world’s first four-camera smartphone
With four cameras on the rear glass case, Samsung is touting this device as the ideal offering for the Instagram generation. With the launch of the next iPhone now days away, the leaks , rumors, and analyst chatter is reaching fever pitch.
Donald Trump welcomes Kanye West to the Oval Office
Trump said "honestly I'm doing a great job" and pointed to the size of the crowds at his campaign-style rallies as proof. West said to the president, "I didn't mean to put you on blast like that, bro". "We are one country".
Trump signs bills on day of Kanye West's visit
Trump's clothing line is made in China, but West did not mention that. "People try to scare me into not wearing this hat. West also says that many people believe that if someone's black, then that person has to be a Democrat.
Kyrgios in trouble with tennis officials again
The day featured most of the opening round singles matches, providing some fine exhibition of tennis throughout the day's play. Kyrgios was infuriated by the French chair umpire's comment, ultimately threatening him with action.