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Do you use an RSS/Atom reader?

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@neauoire Oh! I figured it was probably something like that, but you had a typo, and when I looked up "Lifera", well, you can see for yourself what came up:
duckduckgo.com/?q=lifera
Thanks.

@delve I tried to get into them but they become overwhelming, I much prefer checking individual sites

@delve sure it's probably my fault for adding so much but there is a lot of news to keep up with and quite a few sites that are good and adding them all soon means there is too much information and my desire to read it etc goes down a lot.

I actually prefer to get my news from fedi, at least then I can have appropriate cws and people's opinions on them and talk about them etc.

@delve If you are talking about it for other purposes like podcasts or youtube etc, I prefer to use podcast apps or like freetube etc.

Just some strange quirk of how I work I guess.

@photonicfae Hey, what ever works best for you. We all have our needs and use-cases.

@danddv77 You know there are plenty of alternatives to Google Reader? E.g,., desktop feed readers like Liferea (as mentioned above and which I also use).

@delve

@delve Self-hosting a copy of FreshRSS for me and my partner. Supports multiple user accounts, and I believe if multiple people add the same feed it might dedupe/share the backend data in the DB.

Tons of sites hide their RSS feeds in the page source with no real link to it.

@kithop I use Feedbro on Firefox, which has a "Find Feeds in Current Tab" button. I'm guessing what it does is look in the source for it. It comes in very handy for this exact situation when the link isn't displayed.

@kithop A “show-all-feeds” bookmarklet can be helpful when the RSS feed is only advertised in the page source but not displayed:

edavies.me.uk/2019/01/show-fee

Also:

edavies.me.uk/2020/03/yt-feeds

@delve

@delve Not anymore as most if not all of my sources gave up on maintained newsfeeds years ago.

@delve

There are two worlds. The ones who uses RSS, and the ones who are endlessly screaming while frying in hell ~

@delve i use my nextcloud instance (news addon) and the companion android app for reading :)

@delve TT-RSS on my web server, with the companion Android app for when I don't have a real web browser handy.

tt-rss.org/

@delve I kinda wanna but I really don't know what feeds to use it for. I mostly do that over Discord bots now

@delve I have Flim on my phone for news. And I use a firefox addon (I currently don't remember the name of) on my laptop for webcomics.

RSS feeds are very handy!

@delve It's Flym (I can't type. 🙈) and the one from Firefox is Feedbro.

@delve of course i do! i even ended up writing my own, because everything is an email feed2exec.readthedocs.io/

@delve I kind of gave up on rss when Google Reader disappeared. I do use a podcatcher, but there's nothing I really need to keep up on text-wise

@delve i use elfeed on emacs. i wish the whole internet had feeds, and that everyone used them, so that when i created one everyone wd just automatically (know how to) follow it.

@delve I've had one sidebar reader or another installed since Firefox 1.0.

Harbi Xenu (Possibly? Name was some meaningless thing. Stopped working with Firefox 2.0)
Sage
Sage 2 (Sage didn't update so someone forked it)
Sage (Sage 2 didn't update, and Sage started updating again)
Drop Feeds (current, since Sage stopped updating)

@alcinnz @mousebot @delve The page is kill-the-newsletter.com/, just for reference ^^

I guess that's the more technical solution to the problem than I have :D

Last year I wrote about the problem on my blog, trying to convince page owners, with rather small success :X

shivering-isles.com/Why-web-fe

@mousebot @delve yes!

One of my fav features of Newsblur, it gives you an email address that does this.

@delve this is the only acceptable way of reading news and listening to podcasts. Any other should be rejected and forgotten forever.

@delve Nextcloud News to centrally manage it all, then I connect to my Nextcloud server from android with Nextcloud News on (called News) Fdroid and Desktop with FeedReader

@dnwlsn @delve Same here with Nextcloud news, may look into the FeedReader. Unfortunately Akregator is not compatible with Nextcloud.

@delve Let's convert people who have gone astray and have turned themselves over to AI-powered streams instead of RSS/Atom. ;-)

@delve
Feedly ... not ideal, but I read over different devices and until I don't host my own Nextcloud it's the best solution. Beside that RSS is the optimal way consuming news and knowledge.

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