A data format used for providing users with frequently updated content.

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Where can I find a minimalistic news summary site? [closed]

Surprisingly I have not been able to find a site which does this: has a craigslist minimalistic design with paragraph summaries of the most important 100 news events that has happened around the ...
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How to hide out-of-range locations for LinkedIn news feed “jobs I may be interested in”?

I am a frequent user of LinkedIn, especially the news feed. The news feed includes activity updates from my network of contacts as well as LinkedIn suggestions about jobs I may be interested in. For ...
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Facebook: don't show news from TV shows I “like” in my feed?

Can I "like" a TV show on Facebook but not see news from it in my News Feed? I'm not interested in the news and just had an unseen episode spoiled from the show's own news feed item. I've looked in ...
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Google Reader as a platform, for commercial use?

I am building a small news aggregation service where in it collects news from some 1600 sources across the web and analyses the retrieved articles. (I only fetch rss feeds.) In this regard, I want to ...
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Does “Hide this Post” train Facebook?

Facebook now has an option to hide individual posts? Does this train Facebook as to which posts are interesting?
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Facebook - Likes and comments not showing up in news feed; Photos tab is not visible to everyone

My likes and comments are not showing up in my newsfeed (after days). The Photos tab is not visible to everyone. Here are my privacy settings: Account -> Privacy Settings -> Connecting on ...
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How NOT to see updates in my Facebook feed from people in my Restricted list?

I use Facebook lists a lot, including the Restricted list. Based on my understanding, people in Restricted can only see what's public on my profile (i.e., just like none-friends can). All good. What ...
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Where can I find an RSS feed for TRULY “big deal” news headlines? [closed]

Most news feeds give all their main headlines for the day, but is there a feed that only gives the headlines that are actually really important? For example, the death of a public figure, major ...
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How to show someone who you previously marked for Facebook to hide from yours news feed

I previously marked someone for Facebook to hide from my news feed - how can I undo that process and see their updates in my news feed?
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Where to find are all the Prismatic (getprismatic.com) keyboard shortcuts

Found really nice automatic news agregator service http://getprismatic.com. I’m a keyboard centric user, and there are shortcuts on Prismatic website like greader’s j/k for next/previous and etc. But ...
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Hide friends' page likes from newsfeed

I like seeing when my friends like a picture or video. However, I'm tired of seeing pages that they like. I could care less about that stuff. Is there a way to hide just the page likes?
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Is there a news-feed / news-app available that can be filtered by importance? [closed]

I am currently subscribed to Google News to stay up to date on current events. The problem is, from all 60 news-items I receive each day, there are typically only one or two that I care about. It is ...
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How does Facebook determine what the Top News is?

Anyone know what algorithm Facebook uses to determine what to show me as Top News in the News Feed? Many times I see items there that are quite old, and not particularly interesting. Is there any ...
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How can I filter my FaceBook news feed to a specific application?

For example, suppose I wanted to see all the recent news-feed entries for mafia wars. Is there a way to filter your feed down to a specific application? I can do this using the Facebook iPhone app ...
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Webapp to email me new RSS feed updates from basecamp?

I'm using basecamp and would really like to be notified of updates to our project. The only way basecamp does this through an RSS feed. Normally this would be fine as I use Google Reader frequently. ...
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What's the difference between the plethora of RSS feeds Google groups offers?

Google groups makes feeds available for any given discussion group. Eight of them, in fact, by mixing and matching: 15/50 New [items] Where [items] are messages/topics Atom 1.0/RSS 2.0 For ...
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How to stop getting suggested post from un-liked pages in news feeds in Facebook?

I'm seeing posts from un-liked pages of Facebook as suggested post with "like page" link along its side. How could I stop getting this in my news feeds list? BTW, I'm able to restrict specific pages ...
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Hide group activity from Facebook feed?

How do I make it so that the activities I do on a certain group (or all the groups if the former isn't plausible) hidden, in that, it doesn't show up on my friends' news feed? I don't own or run the ...
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Sharing “Likes” with friends

If my son is tagged in a photo (who I am friends with) by one of his other Facebook friends that I am not a friend of and I like the photo, is there a way to get it to show up on my other Facebook ...
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Greasemonkey script to hide elements from the Facebook Newsfeed

Facebook puts some rubbish in my newsfeed, such as someone liking something or someone becoming a friend with someone random or comments on the status' of people who aren't your friend. Is there a ...
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How to mass remove all friends updates in news feed in Facebook

I just want to clean my Facebook news feed and start from crash adding my friends back. What is the fastest way can I remove all friends from news feed?
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Facebook: How things from my friends are selected to appear in my news feed

I want more insight into how Facebook decides what to show in my news feed. For instance, for one of my friends, I cannot see in my news feed (NOTE: the "Show in news feed" option is indeed enabled ...
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Watch commits made to followed GitHub repositories in the dashboard

GitHub allows users to "watch" and "star" repositories. But neither of these buttons gives me an option to follow pushes to these repos that would appear in my news feed - GitHub homepage when I'm ...
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Is there a News-Web Application which allows me to filter, rate sources and to add tags?

I would like to know if a Web Application exists, which allows me to filter news. I would like to add some tags in which I'm interested and rate some news feeds. If a new piece of news is available, I ...
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Is there a free webapp or webservice for creating / hosting custom RSS feeds? [closed]

I'm a programmer and I've made my own RSS / Atom feeds before for projects with hosting so I know the coding side. But I don't have a server or hosting for my own long-term domain and I don't intend ...
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How do I remove a friend from my Facebook news feed?

I don't want one of my friend's content to appear in my Facebook news feed. How do I remove it? I tried clicking the arrow button and "removing from feed" but it still shows in my feed daily! I even ...
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Full Screen News Application

Is there a web application that can display full news articles for certain intervals of before changing to another current news article? If so, can RSS feeds be defined and called upon? I want to ...
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Crawling my newsfeed on Facebook

I am currently looking for a new place in my city. To this end, I would like to search my Facebook newsfeed, to see if any of my friends are mentioning something about an apartment or studio in their ...
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How can I hide photo “likes” on Facebook? [duplicate]

I want to like a picture of someone else on Facebook, but I do not want friends to see that on the news feed. Is is possible to change the settings in "who can see your future posts"? Does that also ...
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Twitter: Is there a client that will only show tweeted messages that have been retweeted “n” number of times?

Is there a client that will only show tweeted messages that have been retweeted "n" number of times? I am trying to use twitter as a "news source" I'm wanting to follow reporters and others that I see ...
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Are there any news aggregating sites that will learn my likes and dislikes over time? [closed]

Ideally, I want to vote up or down an article and the app learns about what sort of stories I like and dislike and shows me more news accordingly. Does such a web app exist?