Google Is Going To Shutdown RSS Reader And Other Services





Google Going To Shutdown RSS Readers On 1 July 2013. Google said its usage has declined over the past few years and that it's time to retire this service. Users will have until July 1st to export their Reader data via Google Takeout.
We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months. said in blog.

Also other 7 product services being to stop by Google:


  1. GUI Builder and five UiApp widgets for AppsScript (September 16)
  2. CalDAV API for non-whitelisted developers (September 16)
  3. Google Building Maker (June 1)
  4. Google Cloud Connect (April 30)
  5. Google Voice App For Blackberry (next week)
  6. Search API for Shopping (September 16)
  7. Snapseed Desktop for Macintosh and Windows (today)



At last year google shutdown Adsense for feeds. But its really shocking news from Google. Readers might not be support this decision of Google. 

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