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Google Crowdsources Reader, Docs and Search Features

Google has just opened the floodgates. With millions of users, it’s only natural that the company is prioritizing features and crowdsourcing new product ideas. In a recent blog post, the company has revamped Google Product Ideas as a series of separate feedback pages for iGoogle, Google Docs, Google SketchUp, Google Ad Planner, Google Custom Search and as of today, Google Reader.

The Google Reader Team is asking users to submit new features, bundles (reading lists) and custom links. From here submissions can be shared and users can move ideas up or down in a Digg-like voting mechanism.

ReadWriteWeb first wrote about Google Product Ideas in late 2008. At the time the site was focused on collecting mobile ideas. Today Google is offering users a chance to submit on a variety of products. Within each sub-site users can view the top voted suggestions, the most popular concepts, the newest submissions and the ideas that have been “answered” or acted upon. While Google Reader’s Answered Ideas page is currently blank, it will be interesting to track what the team chooses to work on and why.

To submit your product ideas visit the main Product Ideas page.

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