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Google announces it will retire Latitude on August 9th

0. phoneArena 10 Jul 2013, 08:56 posted on

Today has finally seen the release of the overhauled Google Maps, and a smaller news note that was hidden in that announcement is that Google Latitude will be retired on August 9th. Latitude has been Google's location sharing service, although it has never been a very popular option...

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posted on 10 Jul 2013, 11:49

1. buccob (Posts: 1409; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


So many good apps with potential being "retired" killed just to force those options into google+...

I get it that you don't have to if you don't want to... but google is trying very hard to get people to use G+...

You need G+ for hangouts, for location, for wallet, for drive, for...

It is good to integrate their once divided set of features... but google+ need better marketing and better way to lure people in... it is not enough to force people to use other features by integrating them to G+... they HAVE to make people use Google+ by itself...

I really want to like G+ but it just came too late... and the only use I give to it is to have the other services running....

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 12:19 3

2. mobigeek (Posts: 11; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


G+ is too distorted . They should have made it simple as fb

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 21:55

3. MyJobSux (Posts: 80; Member since: 01 Apr 2012)


Its getting to the place where any utility of the internet requires you to interact socialy or at least posture yourself to interact socially on a grand scale, ie the internet. You cant just be anonymouse anymore, you have to drink the coolaid like everyone else...lame...

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