RSS never disappeared, it just became a bit forgotten about as people got sucked into proprietary platforms. I have used many different RSS apps and services and have come back to hosting my own ( but Feedly, Inoreader and Tiny Tiny RSS are all good alternatives.

It's Time to Get Back Into RSS | Daniel Miessler

@ScottMortimer I vouch for.both Innoreader and Feedly for cloud aggregators.

RSS is wonderful and nowhere at all duplicated by social media.

@robertcc @ScottMortimer

I'm a paid up user of Inoreader. Worth it to keep up with the flow of news that I want, not news that ad networks think I should see.

I was very sad when google decided to kill reader. I started using feedly for a while and then implemented liferea to use locally on my computer. It is true, when I used rss I had my own weblog and this was also a way to interact with the blogging community.
@ScottMortimer I love TT-RSS! That’s what I’ve been using for years now and it’s great :)

@ScottMortimer in general I totally agree but sadly the author only suggests non-free Software even though there are a lot of Libre and ethical alternatives available (which TTRSS is definitely not, it's Open Source but developed by a Nazi who puts posts on his forum which are unpleasent to him in a virtual 'gas chamber')

Right wing 

Do you know about the gas-chamber category in the the TT-RSS forum?

@ScottMortimer I'd use RSS more if entries didn't disappear when I'm too late to catch them.

@snailerotica @ScottMortimer In which case I'd suggest talking with

There's long been a standard to address these weaknesses, and he's trying (tried?) to get it adopted.

@alcinnz @snailerotica @ScottMortimer Oh hi! @clacke just interviewed @fluffy and me about full-history RSS feeds, so you could listen to that interview if you like:

It doesn't technically air in the podcast until next Tuesday but you can still listen to it now.

Also, I'll give a shoutout to Newsblur - open source, can be hosted/self hosted, can pull full feeds from truncated/Atom feeds. Newsboat, if you prefer a CLI is also really good!

@ScottMortimer Worth noting that pretty much every wordpress based site has a feed whether the site owners know it or not - add /rss or /feed to the base URL and there it is

@ScottMortimer you saw that HN post too, huh? I was really annoyed by how the author kept using past tense for RSS in the post.

@ScottMortimer while limited perhaps, I've been using the RSS reader in Thunderbird. This way I can check my mail and feeds all at one spot.

@ScottMortimer what dragged me from staying with RSS after reader got nuked was twitter. I used that as my feed reader. I followed my favourite writers, bloggers, journalists, lawyers, economists, etc. And it became a single firehouse.

I could never go back.

@ScottMortimer I'm trying to recreate this experience with RSS. I'm subscribing feeds with a reader but then having a page pull all the feeds out as one in a river of news / planet style.

No folders, no tags, no bloody unread counts.

So I can open my feeds on a webpage and just scroll through a timeline of article summaries, just like I'd do with twitter.

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