Google+ Still Going, Researchers Claim

A small community of Google+ users has been discovered in northern California, years after they were assumed to have died out.

A team of researchers stumbled across the forgotten tribe last week after one of the researchers was randomly sent an invitation to join a ‘circle’.

“I had no idea what it meant at first; I almost dismissed it out of hand,” explained lead researcher Patrick Walsh. “But then I had this nagging feeling that it was a reference to something I’d read about a long time ago”.

Walsh was intrigued enough to investigate further and eventually discovered a small but passionate community. “They hadn’t had contact with any outsiders for a long time. But they were very welcoming and interested to hear about the outside world,” Walsh said.

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  1. Peter

    April 9, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    And in other news piss funny website The Shovel mysteriously found itself delisted on all google searches after one article mocked their sadly ‘google employee only’ social network.

  2. James Spiller

    April 9, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    Dear Shovel,

    I love your work, but ‘Researchers’ is misspelt in the title.

    Kindly, James

    • The Shovel

      April 9, 2014 at 10:07 pm


  3. NAyK

    April 13, 2014 at 7:56 am

    Haha! 🙂 And to think that I found this link through a Google+ community. 🙂

  4. MIchael L Titius

    May 6, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Bodacious! I’ve installed this article’s link on my YouTube page, in the corner where the Google+ link defaults.