Google Reader is my favourite web app, well second favourite after GMail. But it is missing a very very key feature. Safety settings!

Google search is smart enough to provide such settings.

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These settings are browser instance specific, not account specific. This means I can have different settings at work and at home. What I need is to have this kind of filtering on Google Reader; either to have it intelligently filter items, or to have the ability to mark certain blogs as inappropriate.

Currently I have a NSFW folder in reader, and I put blogs that always or occasionally have questionable content in that folder. I then avoid those items while on public computers or at work. It would be much less painful if that folder just wasn’t present on that browser. And they would only show up on my home machine. It would prevent accidental clicks, or curiosity from opening those items.

 

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