"There was a lot of things I wanted to get of my chest as long time user and fan of Google Reader. I was actually quite saddened by the news. It feels as a step in the wrong direction for Google, to a more closed environment," YouTube poster and video creator leebdough said in an email to IBTimes describing his intention behind making the viral hit.
The video is one of many "Downfall" memes using the infamous Nazi leader. Others include Hitler’s reaction to the subprime mortgage crisis, news that his XBOX Live gaming account has been banned and his disappointment over Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift at the Video Music Awards in 2009.
In a blog post published today Google said it would be ending its Google Reader service which lets users keep tabs on their favorite websites using RSS feeds. Google says users can export their data using its Takeout service and transfer it to an alternative RSS reader.
Toward the end of the clip, Hitler poses the same question, “What are my alternatives now? I mean seriously ... NetNewsWire? Is that still up and running?”Yes, Hitler it is. On Mac and iOS. To create your own “Hitler Reacts To ...” parody click here.