So, there’s no individual RSS feed for The Macalope on the rotting corpse of MacWorld. The Macalope used to have its own blog with an RSS feed, but it hasn’t posted regularly in months, maybe years. But, there is a Twitter feed @themacalope.
Back in the day, Twitter actually had RSS feeds for users, but then took them out along with closing down the API, because they want to be the Empire.
“The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.”
Turns out, FeedBin will let you add a Twitter URL and treat it as an RSS feed!
So the happy ending is I can see important current events like this, without opening birbsite:
Now let us turn to the person we would naturally turn to for the definitive last word on Apple.
“It’s hard to be a two-trick pony,” former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told me Thursday.
The Macalope just raised his eyebrows so far they went halfway down his back. He wasn’t even aware he could do that.
One thought on “Using Twitter as a Bad RSS Feed”
@mdhughes Well, now I’m going to have to switch to Feedbin.
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