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AddThis Removes Google+ Share Button

AddThis Google+ Share Button

As of December 12, 2018, AddThis has removed Google+ from our list of social sharing networks. Due to Google’s recent data breaches, we feel it’s in the best interest of our users’ security to deprecate the Google+ share button preemptively.

After the reported bugs and pending shutdown of the Google+ social network were announced from Google, AddThis received a flood of requests from our users requesting the ability to block the Google+ share button from appearing on their site. Therefore, we decided to remove the service from our offerings altogether.

The inevitability of the button removal and our priority to our users’ security has driven our decision and made it an easy one.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our support team who is always happy to help.

For more information about the Google+ changes, please visit: https://www.blog.google/technology/safety-security/expediting-changes-google-plus/