11 people think this is good

    sathvika Jalal Udhin Prakash Ravan Sun Moon jibing4u Pete(r) Karinen Meghan Neal Renee Solorzano Tyler Hoehne

Great Discussion on Quora on Why Google Shut Down Google Reader

Keith Bormuth

"Reader has been fighting for approval/survival at Google since long before I was a PM for the product. I'm pretty sure Reader was threatened with de-staffing at least three times before it actually happened. It was often for some reason related to social: 2008—let's pull the team off to build OpenSocial; 2009—let's pull the team off to build Buzz; 2010—let's pull the team off to build Google+ ...."

Continue to quora.com