Well, that was quick. Google has killed off Lively, the 3D avatar environment it launched with some fanfare back in June. The service will be switched off by the end of the year, a post on Google's blog confirmed. It's useful proof that even the Google branding can't make a 3-legged dog — which is how most 3D online environments still come across — an attractive proposition.
Google Lively Bites The Dust
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