Death by year
⏳ Product Lifespan πŸ˜“Near Death

Average product lifespan of Google products before It kills them

151 Discontinued products
4.1 yrsAverage product lifespan

Average product lifespan of google products based on discontinued products listed on our website which were hacked to death by Google. Google has killed over 150 products since 2006. The average lifespan of a discontinued Google product is 4 years and 1 month.

Number of Google product deaths by year

Year
Number of dead products
2019
9
2018
11
2017
8
2016
18
2015
11
2014
13
2013
9
2012
17
2011
26
2010
6
2009
6
2008
8
2007
6
2006
3

* Data for Google acquisitions provided by AcquiredBy.

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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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