its so sad google+ couldnt afford to run their instance anymore
It's not that they couldn't afford it. They got burned because they hid the info leak from their users.
I hope I read and understood that correctly.
Can I have my '+' operator back now for searches instead of wasting time typing double quotes?
Cybrespace is an instance of Mastodon, a social network based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like e-mail.