If you’re a blogger you may have heard that Google is getting rid of the Google Friend Connect widget for all non-Blogger hosted blogs. As I understand it, it’s basically a ploy by Google to get people to move over to Google plus. Now I do have a Google plus, but I admit I barely use it (I’m hoping they’ll let you automically synch your feed at some point), and I’m not about to invest time in it just because Google say so. That will just encourage them to try more of this kind of bullying!
Anyway, what this means for you as a reader is not yet clear. They’re not saying whether people’s GFS will be automatically be transferrred to their readers or not. It’s not being cancelled til the beginning of March, so hopefully things will become clearer nearer the time. But in the meantime I would encourage all GFC followers to switch over to following via a reader. So:
Please sign up to my feed with a reader of your choice: http://feeds.feedburner.com/OrangesAndApples!
Of course, you can also follow my posts on Facebook, Bloglovin, and by email (in the right hand side column about half way down) and you can keep up with me on Twitter, Tumblr, flickr and so on. It’s all there in the top right hand corner!