2013-03-14 09:42 - General
Yesterday it was officially announced that Google Reader, among other products, is being shut down:
We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months.
I can't quite say exactly how sad this makes me. Over the last few years I've spent a lot of time discovering a lot of fun/interesting/amusing things, via RSS via Google Reader. I don't know how I'm going to replace it.