Death by year
โ˜  Google dead products in 2019
โณ Product Lifespan ๐Ÿ˜“Near Death
Fabric

Fabric

Mobile Analytics

June 2019

Near Death

Fabric, an expansion of functionality into mobile app analytics, beta distribution, and user identity and authentication. Reason of discontinuation is Google is integrating Fabric into Firebase.

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Fusion Tables

Fusion Tables

Data Visualization

December 2019

Near Death

Google Fusion Tables (or simply Fusion Tables) is a web service provided by Google for data management. In December 2018, Google announced that it would retire Fusion Tables on 3 December 2019.

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Inbox by Gmail

Inbox by Gmail

email client for android

2014 - 2019

why dead?

On Sept 2018, Google announced that it’s discontinuing Inbox at the end of March 2019. Reason: Google’s plan is to solely focus on Gmail.

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Google+

Google+

social networking site

2011 - 2019

why dead?

In October 2018, Google announced that it was shutting down Google+ for consumers, citing low user engagement and a software error.

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goo.gl

goo.gl

URL shortening service

2009 - 2019

why dead?

The service no longer accepts new users since April 13, 2018 and will discontinue the service for existing users on March 30, 2019. After March 30, 2019, all links will continue to redirect to the intended destination.

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Google Allo

Google Allo

instant messaging app

2016 - 2019

why dead?

Google Allo ended up being a platform where Google could test new messaging features that would eventually be integrated into the default Android SMS app: Android Messages.

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Mr. Jingles

Mr. Jingles

Notification Widget

2015 - 2019

why dead?

A warning message indicated that the service will end on March 7th. After this date, the navigation bar will only feature your profile avatar and other settings, including the app launcher.

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YT Annotations

YT Annotations

Video Annotations

2008 - 2019

why dead?

Youtube video annotations editor had been discontinued and the feature would be sunset, because their use had fallen rapidly, users had found them to be an annoyance, and because they were incompatible with mobile versions of the service.

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Chromecast Audio

Chromecast Audio

audio streaming device

2015 - 2019

why dead?

With the advent of Google Home smart speakers, the device became tangential to Google’s product strategy and was discontinued in January 2019.

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