Google+ Discontinuing Saved Search, Asks You To Bookmark Searches Instead


Google is quietly disabling the saved searches feature within Google+.

For example, I have saved searches in Google+ for pictures that match the term [google] but now when you access it via the Google+ Circles drop down menu, Google returns a notice that reads:

Saved searches are going away. Bookmark this page on your browser to save your Google+ search for later.

Google then links you to a page that explains how to use bookmarks.

This is not a major show stopper for me, but I assume Google wants to clean up the Google+ circles drop down menu.

You can access any existing saved searches from the Home > More menu until November 15, 2013.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Google+


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  • Guest

    Nice Decision – Never used Google History :P

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