The age of going out and hunting for your news is over. In fact, it has been over since the implementation of RSS feeds. Short for “rich site summary” but often colloquially called “really simple syndication,” RSS feeds are a kind of dumping ground for the content you want to know on the web.
OK, so “dumping ground” is not really the most appealing term. How about, say, “discovery chamber?” That works better. RSS feeds are discovery chambers, providing you with quick links to articles or other content that might be of interest to you. These feeds, by the way, can be accessed by what are called RSS readers.
An RSS reader is either a website- or desktop-based program that allows multiple RSS feeds to mingle with each other right in front of you. With RSS syndication, you get audio, video, blog posts, traditional news articles and more. These are not just for current events, either. Feeds highlighting the latest music, movies