Final Nail In The Google Directory Coffin
Today, Google has completely removed the Google Directory as a Google service. Going to directory.google.com will show you a notice that reads the “Google Directory is no longer available.” Yesterday the directory was live but today, Google quietly and without warning removed it.
I believe the Google Directory was one of the first additional links added to Google, but you have to assume it was rarely used by searchers in the past few years.
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