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Google+ Email Changes: How To Opt Out
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Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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1/10/2014 | 12:42:45 PM
Your thoughts?
Readers: Will you use this feature as Google intends, or will you opt out?
anon5874669883
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anon5874669883,
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1/10/2014 | 1:05:35 PM
Re: Your thoughts?
Easier way

 

1. Delete google account

2. Delete google+

3. Don't use google services at all
chrisp114
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chrisp114,
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1/10/2014 | 2:13:24 PM
Leave Google
Google is getting worse and worse with each passing day. If you're still using google products, then I recommend you do some serious soul searching. People who use google are supporting a culture that says its okay to violate our privacy. Please don't support them or Facebook, or any other company that makes money from collecting our personal information. Instead we should be using sites that don't violate our privacy such as Ravetree, HushMail, DuckDuckGo, etc.
David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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1/10/2014 | 3:08:01 PM
G+ / Gmail change doesn't matter to me
My email address is already published to the universe, so I have to rely on skimming / filtering  techniques to filter out the important stuff and ignore the rest.
Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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1/10/2014 | 4:29:56 PM
Re: G+ / Gmail change doesn't matter to me
@David -- You're brave. :-)


I've left this option on for my account as an experiment. I'm interested to see how many solicitations and pieces of junk mail I get. Stay tuned...
Laurianne
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1/10/2014 | 5:04:47 PM
Push back
Google could have prevented a lot of aggravation by making this opt-in instead of opt-out. Brace yourselves for Gmail tech support calls from confused relatives.
Shane M. O'Neill
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1/10/2014 | 5:37:43 PM
I'm opting out as we speak
"Have you ever started typing an email to someone only to realize halfway through the draft that you haven't actually exchanged email addresses?" wrote David Nachum, project manager at Google.

Nope, never done that. 
Omega40
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Omega40,
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1/11/2014 | 6:41:43 AM
Re: Your thoughts?
I opted out.Now if I can just find a way to get rid of every Google thing I have except it's News, I would be happy!
SKDEV
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SKDEV,
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1/11/2014 | 12:58:41 PM
Re: Your thoughts?
I opted out of Google services a while back. Their share first, ask later mode of operation is really irksome, so much so, that I eventually dumped my Nexus 4 for an iPhone which I am much happier with.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Somedude8
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Somedude8,
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1/11/2014 | 6:16:08 PM
Hmmm
As of this morning, I have a whopping 0 unwanted emails under the Social tab.

We sure do love our drama don't we?
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