Google Friend Connect Retirement?

Wow this came to me as a big shocker, and quite a stupid update.  Not sure what Google is thinking with this move. It seems like just a way for them to build up Google+.Google Friend Connect—Friend Connect allows webmasters to add social features to their sites by embedding a few snippets of code. We're retiring the service for all non-Blogger sites on March 1, 2012. We encourage affected sites to create a Google+ page and place a Google+ badge on their site so they can bring their community … [Read more...]