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What will happen to hello.com ?

Pierre S [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
10 years ago4,084 views

Interestingly enough, hello.com doesn't respond anymore.
Google isn't stupid enough to let such a valuable url expire.

On my side, I now bet that a relaunch of GrandCentral as hello.com is close. Let's say on the 1st of April for instance, at the time Gmail leaves Beta.

Any other suggestions, speculations ?

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

You already said this....... blogoscoped.com/forum/150809.h ...

Pierre S [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Yup, went totally unnoticed :-)

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I noticed.

JEShack [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Well, its such a waste of url when you visit hello.com and see a hello-goodbye statement. I think its time for Google to give their domain to other services.

Interestingly enough, when you type hello to Chrome's omnibar, you'll see Motorola as their suggested url... Maybe because of their "Hello Moto" motto?! Or they'll be the next hello.com?

:]

DPic [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

hello.com is a valuable domain name, but is it worth anything for Google?

How do you think Google could use it best?

JEShack [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Another waste of domains are lively.com and dodgeball and joga.

so how could Google should make use of that.. I know.. put advertisements relating to their products... haha

:]

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

<< How do you think Google could use it best? >>

Maybe replace iGoogle with Hello... Who knows... (i mean, just the domain)

But you guys right, this domain is really precious. Google should re-use it, and if you ask me, on another service perhaps..
Precious things are useless when you don't use them..

MZaza [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Put the new AdSense domains ad :D

photoactive [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

They could just put up a nice smiley face.

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

hello.com is hosted at host136-n.picasa.com [63.236.5.136]

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

<< They could just put up a nice smiley face. >>
lol.. Couldn't agree more :)

Yv. [PersonRank 7]

10 years ago #

I hereby do an offer for 50K USD for the domain... call me google!

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