Ex-Google designer offers to fix Reader

Following user outrage at its redesign, former lead designer for Google Reader, Kevin Fox, has offered to come back to the company to help Google fix up the Reader product.

The changes to Google Reader, unveiled earlier this week, have been met with anger by many users who dislike the white space, and protest the removal of social functionality in favour of sharing through Google’s social network Google+.

Fox, who worked for the internet giant between 2003 and 2008, according to his Google+ profile, wrote in his blog yesterday that he believed that in trying to make Google Reader visually consistent with other Google products, the company had failed to ensure that Reader maintained its unique user experience — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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