Goodbye, Lists: FAQ

What is Lists?

Lists is an English-only experimental feature of Google Bookmarks for sharing bookmarks and collaborating with friends. Lists is being discontinued on December 19th, 2011.

Why is Lists being discontinued?

Google is prioritizing our product efforts so we can make things much simpler for our users and devote more resources to high-impact products.

When is Lists being discontinued?

Lists will become read-only on December 12th and will be entirely discontinued on December 19th, 2011. During the read-only period, you'll be able to change the public/private status of lists you own, but you won't be able to create new lists or edit existing ones.

What happens to my Lists once the feature is discontinued?

  • Lists that you own: All items will be saved as bookmarks with the label "MyBookmarkList". Comments will be saved along with each bookmark.
  • All other lists (including those shared with you): You’ll no longer be able to access these lists. If you want to save items from these lists, you should bookmark them before December 19th, 2011.