Death by year
☠ Google dead products in 2011
Google Fast Flip

Google Fast Flip

online news aggregator

2009 - 2011

why dead?

Google did not specify any reason to discontinue it.

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Sidewiki

Sidewiki

web annotation tool

2009 - 2011

why dead?

In September 2011, Google announced it would discontinue a number of its products, including Google Sidewiki through their ”second spring cleanup”

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Google Desktop

Google Desktop

desktop search app

2004 - 2011

why dead?

“People now have instant access to their data, whether online or offline. As this was the goal of Google Desktop, the product will be discontinued”

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Google Labs

Google Labs

google's playground

2006 - 2011

why dead?

In July 2011, Google announced that it was discontinuing Google Labs. Many of the experiments have been discontinued although a few have moved to the main search pages.

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Google Dictionary

Google Dictionary

web-based dictionary

2010 - 2011

why dead?

Google closed down Dictionary service with a message: “Google Dictionary is no longer available. You can use Google web search to find definitions or Google Translate for your translation needs.”

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Aardvark

Aardvark

social search service

2008 - 2011

why dead?

Another victim of Google’s ‘spring cleanup’.

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Google Notebook

Google Notebook

online note taking app

2006 - 2011

why dead?

In September 2011, Google announced it would discontinue a number of its products, including Google Notebook through their ”second spring cleanup”.

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Google Buzz

Google Buzz

Social networking service

2010 - 2011

why dead?

Google announced that it would discontinue the service and that the existing content would be available in read-only mode. Buzz was superseded by Google+

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