My head is spinning. You are going through so many changes, which means that by default I will be going through so many changes.
I have to tell you that I’m freaking out a bit about the pending disconnection of Google Friend Connect for non-Blogger blogs. I would love more information about how that is going to work.
You recommend having the people that follow my blog (a non-Blogger blog) follow me on google+ and add me to their circles. Wish me luck getting over 700 people to do that especially since a bunch of them aren’t on google+. I guess that’s part of the point, to get more people on google+, right? Okay, I get how that works for the supposed social aspects of GFC, but here’s what I’m freaking out about and I can’t seem to find an answer: most of the people that follow me via GFC do not do it for the social components, they do it as a way to subscribe to my feed in their Blogger dashboard or in their Google Reader.
So riddle me this Google riddlers, come March 2012, will my feed disappear from Blogger dashboards and Google Readers of people who follow me via GFC? Oh, I hope you say it ain’t so. Please say you are not punishing me for not being on Blogger. Just ’cause I’m not on Blogger doesn’t mean I’m not up to my neck in Google products.
At this point, I can’t even have my blog feed automatically publish to google+. I’m busy Google, I have two small kids and adding one more step to my online existence might not seem like much, but my Mami-brain will certainly forget.
So tell me, will my feed disappear from over 700 Blogger dashboards and readers?
I realize that you are busy and can not respond to every single query, but I know I’m not the only one who feels like they’ve been left hanging.
Google, I’m trying to be patient with all the changes and believe that they will all work out for the better. I’ve been a loyal googler for as long as the internet can remember, I’ve stood by you and helped turned you into a verb that gets used in conversations, please don’t leave me hanging.
You’ve been invaluable in helping me find online content, please help me find the answer to this question.
P.S. I am posting this as an open letter on my blog, my sad, worried, non-Blogger blog.
Visit me at: www.unknownmami.com.
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