May 24, 2024

Followers of studying digital magazines in Google Information are in for a disappointment, with the corporate saying it’s ending assist in December.

The corporate introduced the information in a weblog put up:

Help for journal content material in Google Information is being discontinued starting on December 18, 2023, which implies when you beforehand bought or subscribed to magazines, entry from Google Information apps or to your library of magazines can be eliminated. 

To proceed to entry beforehand bought journal content material, we’re offering the chance to export and save every bought difficulty. In some instances, bought magazines comprise interactive components that can not be downloaded and saved for future entry, and we’re providing a refund for this content material.

In case you are affected by this transformation, you’ll obtain an e mail with the topic line “An replace to Google Information journal assist” which is able to comprise a hyperlink to your obtain web page and/or a novel hyperlink to your refund request type if eligible.

You’ll have the chance to export your magazines and/or submit the shape to assert your refund till December 18, 2023. 

Google has a protracted historical past of killing off merchandise and options, even widespread ones, and it seems Google information journal assist is the most recent sufferer.