Google Deleting Inactive Accounts from December Onwards

On Tuesday, Alphabet Inc.’s Google made the announcement that starting in December, it would delete accounts that had not been used in two years in an effort to prevent security threats like hacks.

The business says that if an account hasn’t been used or signed into for at least two years, Google may delete it along with all content in Google Workspace, which includes Gmail, Drive, Docs, Meet, Calendar, YouTube, and Google Photos.

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The adjustment of strategy applies to private Google Records, as opposed to those utilized by organizations or schools.

Google expressed in 2020 that it would eliminate content from a dormant record however not the actual record.

Before an idle record is erased, Google will start sending various warnings to the record email address and recuperation email on Tuesday.

Last week, Elon Musk said that Twitter would remove inactive accounts and archive accounts that haven’t been used in a while. He said that this was compulsory “to free up abandoned handles.”

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