Google will soon be freezing the Google+ Discuss community, which has more than 80,000 members. A notice on the top of the Discuss forum reads,
"Important announcement: the Google+ help community is moving! For the last 2 years, this forum has been our home and a place for users to ask questions about Google+ and receive answers from fellow users, Top Contributors, and even Googlers. Going forward, you can ask for help and learn new tips at the Google+ Help community here, in Google+. You’ll have 30 days to shift gears – then, on September 17th, we’ll freeze the forum, so you can still read helpful posts, but will be asked to post any new questions in the Google+ community".
The Google+ Discuss community will soon be converted into default hub for users who want to discuss or need help related to the community. It has always been a great way of connecting with friendly and interesting people.
While some are speculating the move to be Google's effort of shuttering Google Groups as Google+ Communities, others are considering it to bring users looking for help to one locationGoogle+ Discuss to be Closed Soon in Favor of Google+ Communities!,