Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
A number of the Google products we've highlighted, and sometimes panned, in these pages are headed for history. Google Wave, Google Knol, Google Gears, and four other products are being discontinued as the company consolidates on Google+. See also Alex Chitu. All the more reason, I guess, that Google would be fighting G+ death reports. "Forbes published A Eulogy for Google Plus, while Slate declared simply: Google+ is dead." As BBC reports, "web analytics firm Chitika reported in October that excitement appeared to have waned for Google+ one month after its public launch, with traffic down 60% after spiking to 1,200% of pre-launch levels."

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