― Lately the blogging world of a lot of bloggers (including myself) have turned upside down as Google announced that they are canceling Google Friend Connect. This widget, mostly known as GFC, allowed readers to follow and keep up with your blog with just one easy click. It's also a quick way to see how many followers a (your) blog has. ∙ "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 [...].