The full list is over that the Google Blog but I know two that will be of particular pain to me. One, Google Reader (and likely eventually Feedburner along with it) will be sorely missed.

  • 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.

In recent years the service has been demoted to far down the dropdown menu at the top and Google wonders why readership has dropped off?

Also Google purchased Snapseed last year to likely help out with some Instagram-type of features on Google Plus. It is now shuttering the Mac and PC Apps.

  • Beginning today we’ll no longer sell or provide updates for Snapseed Desktop for Macintosh and Windows. Existing customers will continue to be able to download the software and can contact us for support. We’ll continue to offer the Snapseed mobile app on iOS and Android for free.

More death and destruction at the Google Blog.

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