Brad Horowitz, the new Google+ chief confirms.
Google put the final nail in the coffin of its ambition to make Google+ a real competitor to Facebook , Twitter and other leading social networks.
Brad Horowitz, who took the reins of Google+ earlier this year , said Monday that users will no longer need a Google+ account to engage with others on Google products. Instead, any Google email or account will do.
Full story: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2015/07/27/google-gives-up-on-google-as-a-facebook-rival/
It always surprises me how much attention any news from a G+ chief gets. Especially the tech media. According to them G+ died a long time ago.