How Google+ Failed ConTessa's Online Conventions

Back in November, Google+ rolled out a new 'Preview' of Google+. It featured a new layout, and a new focus on collections and communities, but it removed dozens of features common to G+. Features had been disappearing little by little for a while, but this changed presented some rather enormous changes. The worst of which, and what ultimately may do in ConTessa's ability to hold online conventions, was that they removed Events entirely.