Google simply introduced it is shutting down its Allo messaging app for good. Listed here are 18 different Google merchandise that bombed, died, or disappeared (GOOG, GOOGL)
- Google has dozens of standard and software program merchandise.
- However there are various Google improvements which have crashed and burned, or slowly petered out over time, like Google Glass and Google+.
- Listed here are the 19 Google merchandise which have disappeared for good.
Google is understood for its assortment of wildly standard merchandise, from Search to Maps to Android. However not every part the corporate touches turns to gold.
Google Glass was supposed to alter the world, however it shortly grew to become a punch line. And keep in mind Google Buzz?
Now, Google is killing off yet one more messaging app, Google Allo. The good chat app by no means gained the "traction" Google hoped for, and it will likely be sundown in March 2019.
In fact, the most effective improvements are those that everyone thinks are doomed to fail, so it is smart that Google has had its justifiable share of misses through the years. Nonetheless, we counted a minimum of 19 merchandise which have ended up within the Google graveyard (however there are most likely extra — tell us if we're lacking something).
This is a take a look at a few of Google's largest misses.
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Google Solutions was the primary mission Google labored on and began as an concept from Larry Web page. Solutions lasted for greater than 4 years however stopped accepting questions in 2006.
Full of life, Google's digital worlds, lasted a little bit over a yr. Google mentioned it created Full of life as a result of it "needed customers to have the ability to work together with their buddies and categorical themselves on-line in new methods," however it simply did not catch on. Full of life was shut down in 2008.
Google first unveiled Glass in dramatic trend in 2012, however the machine by no means made it to the lots. Glass got here with a excessive price ticket, software program points, potential privateness issues, and it typically appeared too nerdy. Google ended shopper gross sales of Glass in January 2015, however it continues to promote the machine to companies and is engaged on a brand new model.
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