Saturday, 16 March 2013

PANIC!GFC!PANIC!CONFUSION!PANIC!BLOGLOVIN!PANIC!

As you may or may not be aware, Google recently announced that Google Reader would no longer be 'a thing' as of July 2013. Consequently, it will be rapidly moved to the graveyard of the Internet and laid to rest alongside Myspace and Ask Jeeves and never spoken of again, whilst Google put more time and money into trying to make Google+ happen (...it's not going to happen). 

Now this may mean very little to you, as it does to me (I have never in my life used Google reader... as far as I'm aware) but it has sent panic through the entire blogosphere as some bloggers are worried that the end of Google Reader also spells the end of Google Friend Connect (Also known as GFC, which many people use to 'follow' their favourite blogs) although there has been no announcement of this from Google as of yet.

Now, despite the fact that no one really knows what on earth is going on, I have decided to jump aboard the bandwagon and have thus migrated to bloglovin', as this seems to be a wise precaution unless I want to risk no longer receiving updates from my favourite bloggers.

I'd urge you to do the same if you haven't yet joined bloglovin' as, aside from the uncertainty of GFC's future, Bloglovin is really easy to use AND you can directly import the blogs you follow straight from Google to Bloglovin at the click of one button! 

To follow me on bloglovin simply click here:

Follow on Bloglovin

I have imported all the blogs I follow from GFC but, if for any reason it's missed you off, PLEASE leave your blog link in the comments.

4 comments:

  1. Haha, did you make that graphic? So funny. I don't know what's going on either, but I also transferred everything to bloglovin, already following you on there, Helen!

    Victoria

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    1. Ha ha! I did. I have too much time on my hands, evidently! Following you too on bloglovin' :) xxx

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  2. i keep reading that... but i dunno if i've ever used it... ?

    -liv
    http://chocolivlovelaugh.blogspot.kr/

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    1. Ohh it's defo a good idea, i'd recommend it :) xxx

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