Google Bookmarks will be completely closed on September 30. A banner has been placed on the Google Bookmarks website which mentions that the service will no longer be supported by Google after the mentioned date. The service has not been used by many users since its introduction in 2005. Notably, Google also mentioned that users’ browser bookmarks and favorite locations on Google Maps will not be affected by the closure of Google Bookmarks. These bookmarks can be saved externally if required.
The shutdown of the Google Bookmarks service was noted by Killed by Google and sharing on Twitter. When visiting the bookmark creation website, Google will display a message that says “After September 30, 2021, Google bookmarks will no longer be supported. He also mentions that users can save their favorites by clicking “Export favorites”. Go here to see if you’ve saved any bookmarks.
If users find a ton of data on the Google Bookmarks website that they didn’t save, it’s likely that the data was stored by a Maps app. It is also likely that Google has synchronized or partially stores Google Maps data on the website. Notably, only starred Google Maps locations were stored on the website.
It’s also worth noting that users’ Maps data will not be lost, as a Google spokesperson confirmed that “Favorite locations in Google Maps are not going anywhere. All of your favorite places remain intact and you will still be able to save locations. places to a list like you always have. “
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