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2012/02/03

Google Friend Connect is Closing... Completely??

March 1, 2012 is believed to be the date when Google Friend Connect is shutting down for non-Blogger users like Wordpress. However, there is a rumor that GCF will be shutting down completely.

Does that mean I could lose that awesome little tool that connect me to my wonderful followers? The answer to this question is completely unsure. This is best answer I could find and I am holding on to the hope my blog would be fine.

Seriously!... I should read news more often and pay attention to Blogger buzz!

"Friend Connect allows webmasters to add social features to their sites by embedding a few snippets of code. We're retiring the service for all non-Blogger sites on March 1, 2012. We encourage affected sites to create a Google+ page and place a Google+ badge on their site so they can bring their community of followers to Google+ and use new features like Circles and Hangouts to keep in touch."

Honestly, I am a little frustrated with this. I didn't even like the new Blogger's preface and now this! I couldn't find the answer I was looking for. Only the suggestion Blogger could offer was to switch to Google+

To me it looks like Google is trying to keep-up with facebook to increase their traffic. Changes are good but adjustments are just too much work!

I did switched to Google+ and tried to get Google+ badge gadget which will be a replacement/alternative for GFC. I did however managed to get this...
But can't get this for some reason :(



 So instead, I got this! C'est trop facile! Very easy and ideal for non-Blogger users. You can sign-up here



I love my bloogy friends and I would hate to lose you. I would really appreciate if you follow me on my LinkyFollowers or through Google+, and if I am your follower please let me know if you want me to re-follow you back. :)
Thank you so much for your time. I hope you all are having a good day :)


4 comments:

  1. Thanks for the great information!!
    Have a wonderful weekend,
    Always, Queenie

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  2. I usually hate change, but I love this new Linky tool. I'm following you, so stop by and follow back so we can connect. Thanks, Lori

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  3. I just tried to join, but it wouldn't let me! Geez, I wonder why!!! Also, why weren't you able to get Adsense? I hope that it can be changed and that you can get it!!! Sending (((hugs))) your way,
    Cindy

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  4. Im actually also confused about this one. Some says its true the others say the opposite. Hope it's not :(

    vinayabut.blogspot.com

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