Posts will be irregular the next few days.
Of course, some think they always are.
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.
I feel an urgency to write this update, but I also feel it’s premature. I have not finalized my social media mix going forward from here. I was content to have all those eggs in one G+ basket, and it’s feeling like a betrayal to have that yanked away now. But the scattering of G+ denizens that is coming seems impossible to comprehend. It’s overwhelming.
Still, one things is for sure: I am not going back to Facebook.
So I was wanting to provide this update, and not wanting to at the same time. I worried that within a week, I would add or subtract something important and then have to do it all over again.
If I add a subreddit or three… or decide P
In June of 2011, I saw this xkcd cartoon
I joined Google+ right around then. Even as I deleted my LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, and pretty thoroughly ignored all other social media, I always kept my G+ postings fresh. It’s where I posted
Now Google has announced – and then accelerated – plans to shut down Google+. So it’s time to move on. I have chosen a Diaspora pod called
Here is the #signalflare I will be posting today on Google+
You can join me on
plusporaby clicking here: https://pluspora.com/i/34003cb21561
Here is my pluspora profile, if you’re curious: https://pluspora.com/people/e6590f00adcc013646c5005056268def
This blog will continue to post links to new entries on Google+ as long as it allows, but will also be posting new entries on pluspora.
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