Google is going to completely retire its location sharing service of Latitude starting August 9th. Latitude for Android is already not added into Google Maps while the company will remove it from App Store for iPhone users too.
Google has just announced that its Latitude will get retired in August. It means that smartphone users will no longer be able to share their location via Latitude after 9th August. Google is going to shut down all services related to Latitude. After 9th August, the friends lists of users in Latitude will be deleted. This service will also stop working for third-party apps users too after the closure date and they can not access their Location History data on Google servers. Google will also delete mobile check-ins for Google Maps and also the automatic check-ins facility. The company officially announced that it is closing down
- iGoogle Gadget;
- Google Latitude API;
- Google Latitude on Maps;
- Google Latitude for iPhone;
- Google Latitude for Android;
- Google Latitude Public Badge.