Wednesday, November 02, 2011

New Gmail Screws up "Google Reader"



Google proves once again that they can fix what isn't broken!



You know me: I love google, but... This really sucks for me!
Maybe it's karma after I wrote a post blasting RSS. With the new Gmail interface, "Google Reader" is no longer an effective tool I can use.

I use used Reader to check about 67 blogs I would not normally have time to inspect. I would scan through the articles, picking out ones I liked to be included in articles and aggregations here on my blog. Others that I could "like" would appear in the box "Dave Lucas' shared items" which appears in my sidebar (looks like I'll be soon removing that).

With the new interface, the "like" feature is gone. And I can't get to the actual RSS Listings no matter how many times I click or whatever browser I use!

MAYBE it's all good: because at leasr 15 of those 67 blogs can now count on a personal daily visit from me, a single number that will add to their "visitors" and "pageviews" counts...
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