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Pierce Hickey
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Dear Google, I am very, very fucking disappointed. 

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Officially, Google killed Reader because “over the years usage has declined”. 1 I believe that statement, especially if API clients weren't considered “usage”, but I don't belive that's the entire reason. The most common assumption I've seen others cite is that “Google couldn't figure out how to ...
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Just keep an eye on Pierce's delicious feed (and ignore all the apple crap) :)
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Hah. So bloody true.

"Imagine a world where Google dedicated 10% of the effort it has spent on April Fools Day jokes on Google Reader. "
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Is it not a chance for someone else to write a better reader, and then have google buy them out, thus showing things you don't expect can happen?
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Om Malik - "It might actually be good, or even better than Evernote. But I still won’t use Keep. You know why? Google Reader.

I spent about seven years of my online life on that service. I sent feedback, used it to annotate information and they killed it like a butcher slaughters a chicken. No conversation — dead. The service that drives more traffic than Google+ was sacrificed because it didn’t meet some vague corporate goals; users — many of them life long — be damned."
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This. 
Yet that's the most common complaint I hear about inbox-style RSS readers such as Google Reader, NetNewsWire, and Reeder: that people gave up on them because they were constantly filled with more unre...
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I like #Reader I really, really do. 
So.... this.
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Seriously unimpressed. I use Google  #Reader  every day. 
Wish they would #savegooglereader  ...
 
RIP Google Reader. One of the world's most popular RSS readers is shutting down on July 1, 2013: http://on.mash.to/12QYVyO

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