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A feed reader is a pretty personal thing for a lot of people, including me. It's one of the main ways that I collect information -- along with things like Twitter and FriendFeed and Techmeme and so on -- and so I'm pretty particular about what I use, and I'm sure others are too. Some…

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After a blogstorm (or "bitchmeme," as MG Siegler likes to call them) about the way in which it handled shared RSS feeds, social-media startup Shyftr has changed the way that its service works, according to a post from co-founder Dave Stanley, which I found via Louis Gray's latest blog post on the subject. Now Shyftr…

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I checked into Twitter this evening to find a message from Louis Gray -- who seems to be everywhere in social-media these days -- about Shyftr, a new community for sharing RSS feeds. Cool, I thought. Maybe it's like a new version of Google Reader, or FriendFeed. So I went over there and the first…

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Allen Stern of Centernetworks has a provocative post in which he asks whether people would be willing to pay $1 for a full-text RSS feed, or to pay $4.95 for a bundle of 10 feeds, etc. His point (I'm pretty sure) is that advertising in RSS feeds doesn't really work that well, and that it's…

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Dave "I invented RSS" Winer says he has discovered some RSS feeds of Facebook data that contrast with the site's reputation as a "walled garden" or "black hole of data." But has he? Mike Arrington seems to think so, since he posted an item on it at TechCrunch. But at least one feed that Dave…

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