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Are there other web alternatives of Google Reader? [duplicate]

I assume probably most of you use Google Reader for following and reading RSS or Atom feeds. My question is are there any web alternatives that some of you have used and are happy with?
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How do I subscribe to a private RSS feed in Google Reader?

I want to subscribe to a private RSS feed, however when I paste the link into Google Reader's +Add Subscription, I get an empty feed. How do I get Google Reader to authenticate my private RSS feed?
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Any alternatives for Twitter RSS after native service is shut down? [closed]

Twitter's RSS feeds used to be in the form https://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/username.rss; then they moved to https://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.rss?screen_name=username. ...
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Is there a way to filter RSS feeds in Google Reader?

I have a number of busy RSS feeds for which I only find a subset of the messages to be of interest to me. Is there a way to configure Google reader to only display certain RSS items that match ...
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How do I get an RSS feed of my YouTube subscriptions?

The default "Subscriptions" feed on the YouTube homepage shows all of the activity of the people that I am subscribed to on YouTube or have in circles on Google+. However, I'm most interested in new ...
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Are there any good webapps that will convert an RSS feed to email? [closed]

I find that some RSS feeds are more useful if they were sent to me as email messages instead. Are there any good services that will monitor an RSS feed and send the new posts as email messages?
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How do you find a Twitter RSS feed?

Given a Twitter username, where do you find the RSS feed for that user?
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Is there an online alternative to iGoogle

iGoogle will be retired on November 1, 2013. It is possible to export its settings in an XML form. Is there an online alternative that can import iGoogle's settings and save the need to migrate many ...
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How do I retrieve the full content of a post via RSS feed on Google Reader?

Most of RSS feeds nowadays only include the title and a small abstract of the posts. For this kind of feeds, is there any way to retrieve the full contents on Google Reader? So having to visit the ...
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Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

Videos are available in several different formats on YouTube, and RSS feeds are provided for channels. Is there a feed that will allow me to subscribe in iTunes?
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Is there a way to mark all posts as unread in Google Reader?

I'm looking for a way to mark all items from a specific RSS feed as unread in Google Reader. Is there a way to do this?
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Free, open source Google Reader alternative?

Are there any good, free and open source alternatives to Google Reader? I'm looking for something that I can download and host on my own website/hosting service.
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How do I follow a Google Group using an RSS reader?

I am the owner of a Google Group. I am using the new interface. The group is a public group and is available at https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=&nomobile=true#!forum/sr-api. I cannot ...
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How to make RSS Feeds for my Google+ Profile?

After the shut down of http://plusfeed.appspot.com is there any way to make RSS Feeds for my google+ profile ?
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How can I re-read an RSS feed from the beginning?

If I run across a new webcomic or blog that I really like, I subscribe to its RSS / Atom feed so I can see new content. If it's sufficiently awesome, I also want to read the archives to catch up on ...
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Instapaper RSS feed is not working?

I have been using Instapaper for a long time. I have used RSS feed from it and Google Reader for feed reader. Somehow this stopped working for about a month ago. I don't get any feeds from Instapaper ...
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Is there a way to create an RSS feed for a Facebook group

Can we create a RSS feed for a Facebook group? Basically, I want to display the latest happenings of a Facebook group on a web page with some other RSS feeds like a blog, etc.
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Forward Email as RSS

I'm receiving a weekly google alert to my gmail account which I would like to post as an RSS feed, so people can subscribe to this same alert as a weekly update. Anyone know where I can forward this ...
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Single RSS feed for one user's activity across all StackExchange sites? [closed]

A user creates accounts on multiple Stack Exchange sites and then links them. Is there an easy way to consume one RSS feed for that user's activity across the many sites ?
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Are there any good web-based feed readers (besides Google Reader)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there other web alternatives of Google Reader? Bloglines is closing down in a couple of weeks. I've been looking hard for a web-based feed reader that can handle ...
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Smart and permanent aggregation of multiple RSS feeds [closed]

Many of the sites I use provide RSS activity feeds. Right now, I merge them together using FriendFeed, in order to aggregate all my online activity in a single place, and maintain a permanent record. ...
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Get notified of Facebook Page activity?

Is it possible to get notified by email or RSS of new activity in your Facebook Page?
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Is there an RSS feed available for photos/albums posted by Facebook friends?

There are RSS feeds for friends' Posts, Notes, and Statuses, but there doesn't appear to be one available for Photos/Albums. Does Facebook provide one, or is there another way to get an RSS feed for ...
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Adding your YouTube subscriptions to Google Reader?

So I have a few subscriptions on my YouTube account and I would like to put an RSS feed that has all these subscriptions accumulated into my Google Reader account. Is it possible? I've been looking ...
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Where did the Facebook Notes settings go?

I used to configure Facebook to automatically pull from my blog and generate Notes, but I don't want anymore. Unfortunately, the settings for this system seem to have changed, and I can't find the ...
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Subscribe to Google Reader RSS without opening reader?

Every time I try to add an RSS feed in Fox to Google Reader, it opens the damn Google Reader subscribe window. Any way around this?
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Looking for a site that will tell me when a DVD (or book) is released and available for sale

Often I'll come across a film that isn't screening in theatres (near me or sometimes anywhere) and I want to be alerted when it is available on DVD. The same could apply for a book or even a CD. Is ...
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Global RSS feed from Google Reader

Can I get a single feed combining all of my subscriptions out of Google Reader? I mean I'm subscribed to 80 something feeds in Reader, and I want to use that as a single feed in another app. Is that ...
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How do I subscribe to pages that don't support RSS?

Back before RSS became so common, I there was a site that watched web pages for me and sent me the text that changed each day-- that site stopped working and I don't remember the name anymore. There ...
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Can I stop Google Reader from forgetting old items? [closed]

It seems that Google Reader automatically deletes items older than about a month, even if they're unread. Or at least it no longer shows them as unread. It technically makes sense as it calls them ...
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Twitter RSS feed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you find a Twitter RSS feed? How can you get an RSS feed of your own tweets from Twitter? The official Twitter page says they no longer support it. What ...
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Have Google Reader show entire Digg article?

If you subscribe to a Digg RSS feed, I'm sure you are familiar with this problem. You can view the story, but then you have to click through to Digg.com, and then click again to view the actual ...
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Automatically cleaning up Google Reader for now defunct blogs [closed]

I am having hundreds of feeds in my Google Reader. Some of the feeds have ceased to work (technically) or have not received new posts for years. Would there be some kind of automatic way to clean-up ...
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Web-based RSS/feed aggregator that sends email digest?

Can you recommend a good RSS aggregator that sends regular email digest to me? I would like to be able to add a few feeds and then, say every day or every week it will send an email containing my ...
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Where did the Twitter Profile RSS Feed go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you find a Twitter RSS feed? I can't find my Twitter Profile RSS feed (icon) on the "new Twitter" =) Can anyone find it? Or tell me how to get the feed url for my ...
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Why do deleted posts still appear in my Google Reader feed? [closed]

Sometimes I see posts popping up in Google Reader and when I try to click the hyperlink to go to the original post, it's already deleted. How is it possible that Google Reader still shows posts that ...
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Can I have an RSS for Google Docs?

Is there a way to get an RSS feed for all documents created in Google Docs which are visible to me? EDIT: I found someone here suggesting that a URL like ...
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Can I subscribe to a trello board's Activity list with something like Google Reader?

That way I could see all the activity and not just my notifications. I guess I'd be most interested in knowing when new cards are created... so perhaps just another notification option is all that's ...
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Importing RSS items into Facebook

I want to import my (Wordpress-based) blog entries into my Facebook account to share them with my FB friends. FB already has a built-in function to create Notes based on RSS items. The problem is ...
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How can I automatically post to a Google+ fan page from an RSS feed?

On Facebook I can use apps to import an RSS feed and automatically post to my Facebook fan page. I haven't found anything similar on Google+
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How do convert a whole RSS feed into a PDF?

I want to take a blog and make a PDF out of the RSS feed so I can save it somewhere for offline viewing. I want to save every single post into the PDF. What's the best way to do that?
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Can I get an RSS feed of changes to a Google Doc?

If I would like to track edits to a Google Doc or inputs to a Google Form by receiving an RSS feed thereof, how do I go about doing so?
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How to raise Google Reader RSS feed entry limit? [closed]

I have a combined RSS feed of all my RSS feeds in Google Reader. The URL is like: http://www.google.com/reader/atom/user%F4K3U53RC0D3%2Fstate%2Fcom.google%2Freading-list. But that feed contains only ...
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YouTube: How do I get a video-entry's RSS “description” via the API?

I used to use the RSS feed to obtain videos from a user. I then used the "description" part of the feed, which contained a nicely HTML-formatted summary of a video. It shows a thumbnail with a link, ...
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Instant notification for RSS feed?

I have an RSS feed I'm monitoring for changes. Is there some web service that provides a way to be notified by email immediately** when a new post is added? ** When I say immediately, I mean within 1 ...
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Filtering RSS feed in Google Reader

I'm subscribed to a huge and frequently updated RSS feed in Google Reader. This feed contains some interesting information, and a lot of noise. I'm looking for a way to filter out noise (say, mark ...
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Does any RSS reader render namespace tags such as dc:creator?

Will Google Reader, for example, only render title and description? What about the dc:creator and such tags? I am asking since our RSS feed has this information already, but I have not found a reader ...
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RSS for Facebook inbox messages

How can I get the RSS feed for my Facebook inbox messages?
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Google Reader statistics and filter

I have over 200 subscriptions in my Google Reader and I'm reading almost 300 RSS entries everyday. So my problem is to determine most powerful sources for me. So what I need to see is the statistics ...
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generating RSS from Twitter list?

I've been Googling for the past few days trying to find a (web)app that will allow me to generate an RSS feed from my twitter lists (Twitterlist2rss, the first result on Google, is not working. other ...