Google service graveyard `` The Google Cemetery '' to mourn Google's terminated services and projects
Google, which has grown from a search engine service startup to a global giant, offers a variety of services other than search engines. However, behind Google's surprising growth, there are many service projects that have been defeated and discarded by peers. In ' The Google Cemetery ', Google's disappeared services and project tombs are created to remind you of services that once existed.
The Google Cemetery
Google+ is a social networking service (SNS) provided by Google. At first it was a real name system, but later it became available even if it was not a real name.
If you classify your friends by `` circles '', you can also configure a closed community, and it was popular among some users, but it could not overwhelm other SNS such as Twitter and Facebook, and in October 2018 personal Due to the leak of information, the service termination in August 2019 was announced due to 'low number of users'.
Google + which leaked 500,000 user information is terminated, service is weak, but another reason is pointed out-gigazine
・Google URL Shortener
Google URL Shortener, a URL shortening service that has been provided since 2009, is a service that can shorten long URLs into a domain called 'goo.gl'.
It has been announced that the service will be terminated on March 30, 2019, and that it will transition to ' Firebase Dynamic Link '. The shortened URL created by Google URL Shortener until now can be used as it is.
Google's URL shortening service `` URL Shortener '' ends on March 30, 2019-gigazine
Google Reader was a web-based RSS reader that had been available since 2005, but ended its service on July 1, 2013.
There were two reasons for the service termination: 'Because the number of Google Reader users is decreasing' and 'Google has taken a policy to focus on a small number of products'.
Google's RSS reader `` Google Reader '' ends service on July 1-gigazine
Originally, Picasa was acquired by Google in 2004 to expand the photo functions that Google can apply to the blog service 'Blogger'.
Google has been developing Picasa for over 10 years, but released ' Google Photos ' in May 2015. Picasa has decided to end the service due to the policy of transferring the photo storage service to Google Photos.
Google photo management service `` Picasa '' ended, integrated into `` Google Photos '' in the future-gigazine
'Google Video' is a free video sharing service started on January 25, 2005. Google acquired YouTube, a rival in 2006, so it decided to integrate Google Video's video sharing service with YouTube. In 2009, Google Video terminated its upload function. The movie uploaded to Google Video was viewable for a while, but on April 29, 2011, playback became impossible. As of 2018, Google Video is barely the name of a video search engine.
Google was trying to make its way into a “microblogging” service that posts short sentences on the net, such as those found on Twitter, that are not enough to be written as entries on blogs and SNS. In 2007, Google acquired the microblogging service Jaiku and provided it as Google Jaiku.
Google acquires microblogging service `` Jaiku ''-gigazine
However, it could not defeat Twitter's powerful rival, and ended on January 15, 2012.
'Google Code' is a project hosting service launched in 2006 to support open source projects. However, after that, project hosting services such as GitHub appeared, and many users flowed there. Google itself has migrated its API to GitHub in October 2014 and has frozen projects on Google Code. And, on January 25, 2016, Google Code was decided to close.
There are various other 'graves of Google services', so be sure to check them out.
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