From the Google Official Blog:
We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months.
This leaves us facing four months of increasingly frantic posts filled with possible alternatives to Google Reader (which we will be following with great interest) as well as many, many “RSS is Dead!” posts.
Where do you fall? Are you a Reader user? Where do you plan to go after it sunsets into history? Let us know in the comments.
(Via Google Official Blog)