Profile – Google RSS Reader

Service: Google RSS Reader

Launched: July 25, 2005

What is it?

Google has added RSS and bookmark functionality to its personalized home page.

Bookmark functionality is very basic – it adds a link (with an optional title) to your Google home page. It will be more interesting if they add delicious or shadows-like functionality.

The RSS functionality works very much like Yahoo’s home page RSS reader, with cool options like setting the number of posts shown (up to 9), and the ability to drag and drop the feeds anywhere on the screen. It’s great for RSS newbies or if you have only a few feeds that you review daily.


Steve Rubel, RSS Weblog, Life on the Wicked Stage: Act 2, Error500, LockerGnome, John Battelle, Social Patterns

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