Google+ Photos shutting down starting August 1st ...


"It’s out with the old and in with the new: Google today announced its plan to shut down its Google+ Photos service after the launch of Google Photos back in May.

"'In an effort to ensure everyone has the best photos experience' it can deliver, Google will be shutting down Google+ Photos starting on August 1st, 2015. The Android app will be the first to go, and then the Web service and the iOS will follow.

"The apps and websites may be going away, but your photos and videos will still be available through Google Photos — simply download the new app or visit the Google Photos website to make the simple switch yourself."

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