Category Archives: RSS

Drink! Feck! Girls! RSS!

The world it seems is full of blog posts about RSS – really simple syndication, for the non-dorks. Apparently it’s dead. Or dying. Or very much alive. RSS is a standard for publishing the latest content on a site with … Continue reading

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RSS readers

Read/WriteWeb has an interesting piece on RSS aggregators, and whether they really matter any more: One of the interesting trends of 2009 has been the gradual decline of RSS Readers as a way for people to keep up with news … Continue reading

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LocalGovWeb – an exercise in aggregation

I put a tweet out last week pointing people to a new domain,, asking people to complete the form it contained. I asked for people’s: Blog addresses and whether they would like their posts to appear in an aggregated … Continue reading

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Links and Twitter

Steve Dale writes about his uneasiness with a new Twitter mashup service, Twitchboard, which automates the posting of content from Twitter to other social web services. At the moment, all it does is links: if you post a URL to … Continue reading

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Government spends ‘£16m on media monitoring’?

The Guardian reports that the Conservative Party have unearthed that the spending by the various arms of the UK government on ‘media monitoring’ – ie finding out what people are saying about them – reached the sum of £16 million … Continue reading

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