Effective June 1, 2021, The Google It will apply its update storage policies to Google Photos, Gmail, and Google Drive (Including Google Jamboard, Sites, Docs, Sheets, Presentations, Drawings, and Forms). However, the measure Not affected until 2023.
These changes mean the end of unlimited storage for Google Photos: starting June 1, you’ll only have it 15 GB Free account storage space between Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos. Those who need to download more content will have to pay or switch from the service.
In this sense, since then The Google They will take other steps for both inactive accounts and those who have overstepped their storage limits. They warned the tech company:
- If the user has been inactive for two years (24 months) in Gmail, Drive, or Photos, then Google may remove the content of products in which there has been no activity.
- If the user exceeds the storage limit of two years (24 months), Google may delete content from Gmail, Drive, and Photos.
These new policies relate to the penalty for Google’s inactivity, but it is important to know that this will not reach all users. Those who have a subscription to Google One And keep up payments will be exempt, as will users Google workspace. In addition, Google will notify affected customers previously and frequently.
Google clarified that the policy will change on June 1, but users should not be afraid: They will have until 2023 (two years) to improve storage, for inactive accounts to log in until the company sees some movement. This way you don’t destroy them.
Another news out of Google is that they have invested some $ 100 million On YouTube Shorts, the short video app, to compete against the current social network: Tik Tok. The idea is to pay users for their content and thus attract more users to the platform.
Google revealed that it does not provide that money to create content, but rather pays people who exceed the goals. For this reason, it is worth noting that you don’t have to be a famous, influencer or brand recognized, but simply have many views.