Google+ chief Vic Gundotra abruptly announced his pending departure from Google this week. Why? No reason given, but TechCrunch and Ars Technica report that "the likely reason is a major shakeup for Google's social network," and that Google will soon end the forced integration of G+ for publishers. About time.
The Google+ profile of Vic Gundotra, who is head of the Google+ division at Google.