Google To Retire Blogger and Picasa Brands

Ben Parr, Mashable:

Blogger and Picasa aren’t going away, of course — they’re two of Google’s most popular products. Instead, according to two sources familiar with the matter, Google intends to rename Picasa “Google Photos” and Blogger will become “Google Blogs.” Several other Google brands are likely to be affected, though our sources made it clear that YouTube would not be rebranded. The technology giant shut down Google Video, its failed web video service, in May.

Is it just a rebranding, or will there be other changes to the services? I can’t imagine many fans would be happy unless the changes were overwhelmingly positive.

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