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🧟 Google Graveyard ⚰

Google Products that are shutting down or have already been discontinued
Average Lifespan: 5 Years and 4 Months
Total Products: 55

Discontinued Google Products (Page 2)

and their top alternatives on the right

  1. Google Plus

    The Google+ project aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life.

    🚀Jun 2011 - ⚰Apr 2019

    Lifespan: almost 8 years

    Categories: Social Networks, Social Network, Social Media Apps

    Google Plus Alternatives

    1. Facebook - Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.
    2. Twitter - Connect with your friends and other fascinating people. Get in-the-moment updates on the things that interest you. And watch events unfold, in real time, from every angle.
    3. Tumblr - A feature rich and free blog hosting platform offering professional and fully customizable templates, bookmarklets, photos, mobile apps, and social network integration.
    4. » All Google Plus alternatives
  2. Google URL Shortener

    Google URL Shortener at is used by Google products to create short URLs that can be easily shared, tweeted, or emailed to friends.

    🚀Dec 2009 - ⚰Mar 2019

    Lifespan: over 9 years

    Reason: Replaced by Firebase Dynamic Links

    Categories: URL Shortener, Link Management, Marketing Platform

    News References

    1. 📰 Google is encouraging developers to switch over to Firebase Dynamic Links that have the advantage of automatically detecting a user's platform and send the user to either the web or your app. "URL Shortener has been a great tool that we're proud to have built. As we look towards the future, we're excited about the possibilities of Firebase Dynamic Links, particularly when it comes to dynamic platform detection and links that survive the app installation process," the company said. ~

    Google URL Shortener Alternatives

  3. Google Spotlight Stories

    360° spherical video stories

    🚀Oct 2013 - ⚰Mar 2019

    Lifespan: over 5 years

    Categories: Android, iPhone, Video Streaming, Productivity, Web App

    Google Spotlight Stories Alternatives

    1. Boom for iOS - A music player for your iPhone with magical 3D sound
    2. » All Google Spotlight Stories alternatives
  4. Google Allo

    Google Allo is a smart messaging app that helps you say more and do more.

    🚀Sep 2016 - ⚰Mar 2019

    Lifespan: over 2 years

    Reason: Google

    Categories: Group Chat & Notifications, Messaging, Instant Messaging

    News References

    1. 📰 Google had big plans for its AI-powered Allo back when it was announced in 2016. Two years down the line, Google has probably realised that no one wants a chatbot anywhere near their personal conversations. ~

    Google Allo Alternatives

  5. Google Search Appliance

    Google Search Appliance combines the search expertise of Google with features that meet today’s business requirements.

    🚀Jan 2002 - ⚰Dec 2018

    Lifespan: almost 17 years

    Categories: Enterprise Search, Custom Search Engine, Custom Search

    Google Search Appliance Alternatives

    1. Apache Solr - Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and...
    2. Websolr - Exterprise-grade search powered by open-source Apache Solr.
    3. SearchBlox - SearchBlox is an out-of-the-box Enterprise Search Solution built on top of Apache Lucene/Solr.
    4. » All Google Search Appliance alternatives
  6. Google Reply

    Fullscreen messaging for iOS and Android

    🚀Feb 2018 - ⚰Oct 2018

    Lifespan: 8 months

    Categories: Android, iPhone, Messaging, CRM, Sales


    Reply is inbound and outbound sales automation platform that puts your outreach on autopilot still keeps it personal.

    🚀Feb 2018 - ⚰Oct 2018

    Lifespan: 8 months

    Categories: Sales Automation, Sales, Lead Management, Prospects, Sales Collaboration Alternatives

    1. Outreach - Outreach Is Your Sales Communication Platform
    2. Cirrus Insight - Respond to Customers Faster and Update Salesforce from Your Inbox with Cirrus Insight. Start your free 14-Day trial today! No Credit Card Required.
    3. Yesware - Sell smarter with email tracking and more
    4. » All alternatives
  8. Google Goggles

    With Google Goggles you can perform web searches by taking a picture rather than typing in text.

    🚀Sep 2009 - ⚰Aug 2018

    Lifespan: almost 9 years

    Reason: Replaced by Google Lens

    Categories: Project Management, Content Collaboration, WiKi

    News References

    1. 📰 As spotted by Android Police, Google Goggles got its first update since 2014 this week: a death note. If you load the app, you’re now directed to a landing page that instructs you to download either Google Lens (if you’ve got a compatible handset) or Google Photos (where some of the same image recognition features are also available). ~

    Google Goggles Alternatives

  9. reCAPTCHA Mailhide

    Tired of spam? reCAPTCHA Mailhide helps you protect your inbox by asking people to solve a...

    🚀Apr 2010 - ⚰Mar 2018

    Lifespan: almost 8 years

    Categories: Tech, Security, Website Performance Monitoring

    reCAPTCHA Mailhide Alternatives

    1. Metal Captcha - A captcha form for metal fans
    2. reCAPTCHA - reCAPTCHA is a free security service that protects your websites from spam and abuse.
    3. Hotmark - Create honeypots & protect your e-mail lists
    4. » All reCAPTCHA Mailhide alternatives
  10. Chromebook Pixel

    Google's answer to the new Macbook

    🚀Feb 2013 - ⚰Mar 2017

    Lifespan: about 4 years

    Categories: Tech, Hardware, Cars

    Chromebook Pixel Alternatives

    1. Google Pixel Slate - Google's answer to the iPad
    2. Porsche Design Book One - The ultimate notebook experience from Porsche
    3. The DesignOps Handbook by InVision - Guide to understanding how DesignOps help design teams scale
    4. » All Chromebook Pixel alternatives
  11. Pixate

    Native mobile app prototyping.

    🚀May 2012 - ⚰Oct 2016

    Lifespan: over 4 years

    Categories: Prototyping, Design Collaboration, Design Prototyping

    Pixate Alternatives

    1. Adobe XD - Adobe XD is an all-in-one UX/UI solution for designing websites, mobile apps and more. 
    2. UXpin - Design is really about solving problems. UXPin is the UX Design Platform that gets that right.
    3. Invision - Prototyping and collaboration for design teams
    4. » All Pixate alternatives
  12. Google Now

    Google Now is a virtual assistant that makes use of your Google search history to help predict what you need before you need it.

    🚀Jul 2012 - ⚰May 2016

    Lifespan: almost 4 years

    Categories: Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge Search, Surveys

    Google Now Alternatives

    1. Cortana - Cortana is your personal assistant.
    2. Google Assistant - Get things done with Google Assistant
    3. Hound - Your code, always in style. Hound comments on style violations in GitHub pull requests, allowing you and your team to better review and maintain a clean codebase.
    4. » All Google Now alternatives

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