It’s hard to lose a loved one, especially if that loved one is a Google service. That’s why we’re opening the gates of the Google Graveyard, a virtual space for grieving. Buried in these hallowed grounds are some of Google’s ill-fated services. Some, like Google Reader, lived long, prosperous lives, full of admiration and glory. Most, like Google Wave and Google Buzz, struggled to carve out a place in this harsh, unforgiving world where technologies continuously clash and innovation reigns king. But whether these services transformed our productivity or only polluted our inboxes, they all touched our world in some way.
Click on a grave to leave a flower, and let the healing process begin.
Full-time graveyard staff robots clear out withered flowers regularly; only the last 3,000 are shown.
Google Postini Services
Google News Badges
Google Adsense for Feeds
Google Classic Plus
Google Docs Gadgets
Google Apps for Teams
Places Directory App for Android
Google Video for Business
Picasa for Linux
Picasa Web Albums Uploader for Mac
Google One Pass
Google Flu Vaccine Finder
iGoogle Social Features
Google Code Search
Google Friend Connect
Google Talk Chatback
Google Search Timeline
Google Fast Flip
Google Bookmarks Lists
Update, June 30, 2014: A new grave was added to the graveyard after Google announced that its first foray into social networking, Orkut, has passed into the technological nether.
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