Google Plus was an interesting place if you liked art, tabletop, science, and didn’t mind not being immediately muted by an FB-like algorithm.
It was (often rightly) the butt of many jokes, but by any reasonable metric, it successfully competed against other social media sites.
They still told me it was ending and that was that.
Hardly. Think: what good is it if it’s just going to be rendered useless in a matter of a few years? And who is it for if not humans?
Why launch anything then? Like, say, a game streaming service? When should we start a death clock for that? (That it should be when not if is pretty much a given.)
If your brand is change over stability, there should come no surprise when folk come to regard your company as one being run by flakes, and not necessarily a good place to put money or time.