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Google Bookmarks to Shut Down on September 30, Won’t Affect Browser Bookmarks


Google Bookmarks can be shut down solely on September 30. A banner has been put up on the Google Bookmarks web site that mentions that the service will not be supported by Google after the talked about date. The service has not been utilized by many customers because it was launched in 2005. Notably, Google additionally talked about that customers’ browser bookmarks and starred areas on Google Maps is not going to be affected by the shutdown on Google Bookmarks. These bookmarks may be saved externally if required.

The discontinuation of the Google Bookmarks service was noticed by Killed by Google and shared on Twitter. When visiting the bookmarking web site, Google shows a message stating “After September 30th 2021, Google Bookmarks will no longer be supported.” It additionally mentions that customers can save their bookmarks by clicking on “Export bookmarks.” Head right here to see you probably have any bookmarks saved.

The Google Bookmarks service was fairly superior for when it was launched in 2005. It supplied a cloud storage service for customers to save their bookmarks together with annotating options – notes and labels – that helps in looking and sorting knowledge saved on the web site. Additionally, there was additionally a JavaScript-powered bookmarklet that allow customers shortly and simply save bookmarks from a browser.

If customers discover a ton of knowledge on the Google Bookmarks web site that they did not save, it’s doubtless that the info was saved by a Maps app. It can also be doubtless that Google could have been synchronising or could also be partially storing Google Maps knowledge onto the web site. Notably, solely the starred areas from Google Maps have been saved on the web site.

It can also be price noting that customers’ Maps knowledge is not going to be misplaced as a Google spokesperson confirmed that “Starred Locations in Google Maps aren’t going anywhere. All of your starred places remain intact, and you’ll still be able to save places to a list just like you always have.”


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Satvik Khare is a sub-editor at Gadgets 360. His proficiency lies in educating how know-how makes life simpler for everybody. Gadgets have at all times been a ardour with him and he is regularly discovered discovering his method round new applied sciences. In his free time he loves tinkering along with his automobile, collaborating in motorsports, and if the climate is dangerous, he may be discovered doing laps on Forza Horizon on his Xbox or studying a pleasant piece of fiction. He may be reached by means of his Twitter …More
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