Data Loss At Google Reader

It looks like Google has a major problem with their Google Reader product today. Reports are flying on blogs, twitter and elsewhere that feeds have been deleted from people’s accounts.

We have an email in to Google PR for comment – Google representatives are responding on this Google Groups thread discussing the problem. Some users are now reporting that their feed subscriptions are coming back, so perhaps Google reverted to a backup or they have restored the cluster. Something similar happened with Gmail last year, although the problem only affected a small number of users.

We’re trying to figure out if any users were not affected. Let us know if your feeds seem intact.