Here is a comprehensive list of Google services that have been discontinued in the last 10 years, including some smaller services:
- Google Cloud Print (2020) – Cloud-based printing service
- Google Play Music (2020) – Music streaming service
- Google Hangouts (2020) – Messaging and video conferencing service
- Google Tour Builder (2020) – Storytelling and mapping tool
- Google App Maker (2020) – App development platform
- Google Hire (2019) – Recruitment management service
- Google Inbox (2019) – Email management service
- Google+, also known as Google Plus (2019) – Social media platform
- Google Allo (2018) – Messaging app
- Google URL Shortener (2018) – URL shortening service
- Google Tango (2018) – Augmented reality platform
- Google Spaces (2017) – Group sharing and messaging app
- Google Compare (2016) – Financial services comparison website
- Google Picasa (2016) – Photo editing and sharing software
- Google Helpouts (2015) – Online tutoring and consultation service
- Google Code (2015) – Code hosting and collaboration platform
- Google Glass (2015) – Wearable augmented reality device
- Google Reader (2013) – RSS feed reader
- Google Wave (2012) – Real-time communication and collaboration platform
- Google Notebook (2011) – Online note-taking service
- Google Gears (2011) – Browser extension for offline web applications
- Google Labs (2011) – Experimental projects platform
- Google Sidewiki (2011) – Web annotation tool
- Google Buzz (2011) – Social networking and microblogging service
- Google Desktop (2011) – Desktop search and gadget platform
- Google Health (2011) – Personal health information platform
- Google Pack (2011) – Collection of software and tools for Windows
- Google Video (2011) – Video hosting and sharing platform
- Google Fast Flip (2011) – Online news reading platform
- Google Ad Planner (2011) – Advertising research and planning tool
Again, this is not an exhaustive list, but it covers many of the services that Google has discontinued in the last 10 years, including some smaller ones.
Here are some older services which google discontinued
Google almost killed 60 services when they first started their “spring” clean last fall.
AdSense for Feeds
It was designed to help publishers earn revenue from their content by placing ads on their RSS feeds. Starting October 2, we’ll begin to retire this feature—and on December 3 we’ll close it. Publishers can continue to use FeedBurner URLs powered by Google, so they won’t need to redirect subscribers to different URLs. For more information visit the AdSense Help Center.
Classic Plus is a Google Search feature that lets people upload or select images to use as a background on Google.com. Users won’t be able to upload new pictures starting from October 16, and we’ll turn the service off in November 2012. You’ll continue to have access to any images you’ve uploaded.
Google storage in Picasa and Drive will be consolidated over the next few months, so users will have five GB of free storage across both services. If you’re paying for storage, your free storage will now be counted towards your total. So if you buy a 100GB plan, it will give you 100GB of total storage instead of adding to what you already had. We believe this approach will make it much easier for users. For both free and paid storage, people at or near their current storage limits will have the same amount of storage after this change.
It was designed to allow people to add customized features to Google Spreadsheets. But most popular gadgets have now been added directly into charts in spreadsheets. So we will slowly start turning off Gadgets in Spreadsheets next year.
Below article is from Google blog:
Starting on October 15, we’ll stop issuing and displaying Google News Badges, as well as showing Recommended Sections. People can still tailor their Google News experience by adding custom sections or adjusting the frequency with which news sources appear.
We’ve merged Insights for Search into a revamped Google Trends. You can now see search trends and compare search volume patterns across specific regions, categories, time frames and properties in a single place: google.com/trends. We will no longer support Trends for Websites, which allowed people to compare traffic to and audiences of different websites.
Places Directory was an Android app that helped people find nearby places of interest. We’ve removed the app from Google Play and are taking down the Places Directory site because users can find everything in Google Maps for Mobile, which offers a much better user experience.
We introduced +1 Reports in Webmaster Tools to help publishers measure +1 activity on their pages. Given that webmasters now use Social Reports in Google Analytics to get a wider view of social activity (including +1’s), we’ll be discontinuing the stand-alone +1 Reports on November 14. Measuring social media remains a priority for Google Analytics, so stay tuned for future improvements.
Interesting thing here is Adsense for Feed? Not sure should I still rely on Feedburner service??