Google Reader shutting down in 1st July 2013

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They're shutting down Google Reader this year.

On it's official Google blog, Urs Hölzle, SVP Technical Infrastructure and Google Fellow announced in a post titled, 'Second Spring Cleaning':

We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months.

Fans of Google Reader start Keep Google Reader

In an interesting development, fans of Google Reader have started Keep Google Reader Alive, a petition to fight to keep Google Reader alive launched by user @christophmccann. You can visit the site here > Keep Google Reader




Google Reader to retire, fans start save Reader campaign - Sci/Tech - DNA
 
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Was using it till last year, no more using it. Hope something new and better comes from Google then.
 
Bapun Raz said:
Was using it till last year, no more using it. Hope something new and better comes from Google then.

so What do u use now??
any good options???
 
I am using feedburner currently which is another service from Google and its development also stopped. No updates from long time in it, so that may be the next service google will shut down.
 
FeedDemon, Feedly, NewsBlur, The Old Reader, Yahoo Pipes,etc
are some of the alternatives of the Google Reader.
 
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