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Jan 16, 2012, 08:03 #1
blogger.com users can continu using google friends connection widget
hi every one!
i had no idia about this thing but now that i heard about it so i thought i should share it with you guys so
that might be helpful for those who are after this Quistion?
can we use Google friend connection widget anymore?
the google friend connection widget was introduced on 12th of May 2008 but on November 22, 2011, Google
announced that Friend Connect will be retired for all sites by March 1, 2012 and encouraged use of
Google+'s pages and Google+ badges instead.This shocked almost everyone because it took everyone
great efforts to build Fan following using Friend Connect. Should Blogger users worry as well?
well the answer is no. not any more.
because On November 22, 2011, Google's Senior Vice President of Operations Urs Hölzle announced several services whose development will be stopped in 2012. These services include:
1 Google Bookmarks Lists
2 Google Friend Connect
3 Google Gears
4 Google Search Timeline
5 Google Wave
7 Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal (RE<C)
The official announcement clearly states that Friend connect service will retire only for sites other than
The statement clearly mentions non-Blogger then which means a green signal for BlogSpot users. Therefore you don't need to worry about the hard work you put in building your readership. Friend connect is an
excellent tool in bringing valuable traffic to our blog and several others.
so keep your hard working and keep using blogger.com