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  • 10 July 2013 | The Verge

    Google retiring Latitude on August 9th, pushes Google+ instead

    As Google rolls out its updated mapping experience for iOS and Android, the company has announced it will retire one of its older location services: Google Latitude. In a post on its support website, Google says all of its Latitude properties — which include mobile apps, website, API, and badges — will be killed on August 9th as it looks to strengthen location-sharing and check-in features available on Google+.