September 22nd, 2009 | Published in Google Product Ideas
The Product Ideas team has been very busy lately, and you've probably noticed some changes on the Product Ideas page in the past week that we're very excited to tell you about. Since we launched Product Ideas, we've received a lot of feedback about Google mobile products, Blogger, and Webmaster Tools, and we've identified a lot of ways to better gather your ideas. Now, with our new series for iGoogle, Google Docs, Google Reader, Google Sketchup, Google Ad Planner, and Google Custom Search, we're excited to officially unveil version 2 of Product Ideas.
In this new version, we've added several features to keep the ideas list fresh, and to help you better categorize, sort, and filter to find the most relevant ideas for you to vote on. At the top of every idea list, you'll see four ways to sort:
* Top Voted - sort ideas in a topic by the total number of positive votes
* What's Hot - sort by the most popular ideas right now
* What's New - see the most recently submitted ideas
* Ideas in Action - will show you the ideas that we've reviewed and responded to, so you can see how your feedback has helped us make Google products better
In addition, you can now submit an idea into multiple topics. For instance, if you have a great Google Spreadsheets feature request that's relevant to educational use, you can now choose both "Feature Request" and "Education" in the "Pick a Topic" selection box.
The best part is, we're only getting started. Now it's time for you to share your thoughts and tell us what ideas matter most.