we are so screwed :(. the server resources for this thing, are HUGE, even now are straining, are we to believe the some deals with hint water, tea bags, banks and insurance companies are enough to fund all of this?
this has to do with the alphabet event, may +John Hanke
didn't like the terms and think he can do on his own. this doesn't look like a planned event at all.
Looking at their Employment Opportunities:
wait ,NOW they are hiring a "Global Community Manager" they forgot to mention a key requirement, ability to handle large amounts of hate and frustration. what happened to the guy running the +Ingress
and what the hell would they want with Unity3D (another position they have ) ?