Google video to be discontinued


Date: 2009-01-18 13:40:55

Bad news for free full lenght video content on the web. And remember to save important video documents with the help of tools like Videodownloadhelper or onto your local harddrive. www.washingtonpost.c… Google Axes Dodgeball, Jaiku, Video and More» Links to this article Jason Kincaid Wednesday, January 14, 2009; 6:07 PM At Google, when it rains, it pours. In the wake of announcing its first round of layoffs this afternoon, Google has released several blog posts detailing the upcoming shutdown of a number of services (compiled here by Danny Sullivan). Included among the upcoming closures are: Google Notebooks, Google Catalogs, Dodgeball, Google Video, Google Mashup Editor, and future development of Jaiku (though the service will live on). … Finally, Google Video will have its upload capabilities disabled in a few months, though users will still be able to watch content that’s already in the system. This has been a long time coming, as Google Video has largely been considered redundant following Google’s acquisition of YouTube in 2006.

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