It only took nine years, but Google+ may finally be worth something to users. Specifically, up to $12.
Past users of the now-defunct social media platform were hipped to a potential windfall Tuesday morning by an ominous looking email that helpfully assured wary recipients: "You are not being sued." At issue is at least one "bug" which revealed non-public user data to third-party developers, and a resulting class-action lawsuit.
According to the litigation website, you may qualify for a piece of the $7.5 million settlement if you are in the U.S., had a consumer Google+ account between January 1, 2015 and April 2, 2019, and had your "non-public Profile Information exposed as a result of the software bugs Google announced on October 8, 2018 and December 10, 2018." Read more...More about Google, Social Media, Google Plus, Tech, and Big Tech Companies