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Long-time 'Netter and Plusser, Lauren Weinstein's online empire.  He is operating a private, invite-only, request-based, fully moderated discussion at https://g43.vortex.com  Request an invitation at g-forum-request@vortex.com
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= Communities ''on'' Google+ =
 
= Communities ''on'' Google+ =

Latest revision as of 02:44, 17 February 2019

This is a list of known significant Google+ Exodus communities.

It is not a page for discussion of features, merits, or demerits, of any one platform.

To find others and be found on these platforms, check the Recommended Practices for exchanging contact information.

Hashtags[edit]

On platforms supporting hashtags, broadcasting or following the following should turn up other Google+ refugees:

#googleplus #gplusrefugees #gplusrefugee #gplusexodus


Sites & Platforms[edit]

LifeCloud[edit]

LifeCloud has a community aspect similar to G+ and is the only platform to offer a public import tool allowing you to quickly import and recreate all your Google+ communities, collections, and posts in minutes.

Cake[edit]

The Cake interest category "Google+" has 136 followers as of 31 January 2019.

Diaspora[edit]

Does not support groups or communities.

The Pluspora pod is operated and principally populated by Google+ refugees with over 7,900 members as of 15 December 2018

There is a French-language pod as well.

Hashtags: #googleplus #gplusrefugees #gplusrefugee #gplusexodus

Facebook[edit]

Many, many, Google+ users.

Flickr[edit]

  • Google+ Refugees. 109 members as of 31 January 2019.
  • #BWProject. Not formally a G+ group, though has Plussers. 19 members as of 3 January 2019.

Hubzilla[edit]

Multiple Google+ users.

Supports groups. No known Google+ groups.

Hashtags: #googleplus #gplusrefugees #gplusrefugee #gplusexodus

Mastodon[edit]

Does not support groups.

Numerous Google+ users actively use the system, estimated 100+.

Hashtags: #googleplus #gplusrefugees #gplusrefugee #gplusexodus


MeWe[edit]

The MeWe community - a sampling:

  • "MeWe Welcome (Or "It's Not A Ghost Town")" for G+ refugees, currently 394 members
  • Two identically named "Google Plus Refugees" one with 124 members, the other 290.
  • "Google+": 20 members
  • "Google Plus Expats": 668 members
  • "Google Remnants": 357 members
  • "The Great G+ RPG Exodus": 767 members
  • "G+ Refugees- Tabletop Roleplaying Games": 242 members
  • Several other Google+ named groups: ~10-50 member range
  • Numerous non-English-language Google-related groups, membership unknown.

Total exodus groups approaching 100 as of 23 October 2018. Groups may not clearly indicate Google/Google+ relationship.


Minds[edit]

Minds has a "Google+ Refugees" community of 217 members.


Reddit[edit]

There are several Google+ and specifically Google+ Refugee subreddits.

  • /r/GooglePlus: a general-interest Google Plus forum not specifically oriented at refugees. Moderators have not responded to inquiries from Dredmorbius (/u/dredmorbius at Reddit). 6,718 subscribers as of 29 January 2019.
  • /r/GooglePlusRefugees: a general-discussion forum. 198 subscribers as of 29 January 2019.
  • /r/PLExodus: Exodus support forum. 127 subscribers as of 29 January 2019.
  • /r/ploos: a membership-based G+ alumni forum. 82 subscribers as of 29 January 2019.

Slack[edit]

Numerous Google+ users, most through work or other affiliations.

STEEM[edit]

A few Google+ users.


Twitter[edit]

Many, many Google+ users.

Does not support groups.

Hashtags: #googleplus #gplusrefugees #gplusrefugee #gplusexodus


Vortex.com[edit]

Long-time 'Netter and Plusser, Lauren Weinstein's online empire. He is operating a private, invite-only, request-based, fully moderated discussion at https://g43.vortex.com Request an invitation at g-forum-request@vortex.com

  • ~300 members
  • Multiple discussion topics.

Communities on Google+[edit]

Google+ Migration / Exodus communities, mostly aimed at planning and/or contacts-sharing, on Google+ itself.

Listed by size.

  • Google+ Mass Migration: "Here to help people, organisations, formal and informal groups and communities plan and execute migrations to new online homes." 3,711 members as of 3 January 2019.
  • G+ RPG Escape Rocket: "Coordinating efforts to migrate the tabletop gaming communities of G-Plus before Doomsday, April 2019". 1,215 members as of 3 January 2019.
  • Lights Out Google+: "For Those Who Will Stay To The Bitter End". 235 members as of 3 January 2019.
  • Plexodus: The Beginning is Near: "a small and selected-membership space for discussion and planning of individual and group future online and social media options." 108 members as of 3 January 2019.
  • Diaspora Pod Incubator: Support for setting up and running a Diaspora pod. 85 members as of 3 January 2019.
  • Google+ End Times: "A place to discuss options for a post Google+ world. All ideas welcome." 55 members as of 3 January 2019.

Several Google+ Communities have active exodus discussions ongoing within themselves, but not as separate communities.

Other Exodus Support Sites[edit]