Lesson 2: RSS

Really Simple Syndication/Rich Site Summary (RSS)

If there are places online that you like to frequent, or search terms that you search every day, you can save yourself a lot of time thanks to a technology called RSS. RSS means either Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary (depending on who you ask). Basically, what RSS allows you to do is subscribe to your favorite sites, searches, and topics.
Watch the video below to learn a little more about RSS.

Create an Account


Click the image below to start curating your own news feeds.


Feedly.com is an RSS aggregator that lets you decide what you want to read. Feedly lets you set up an account using your Google credentials. We’ll be using Feedly throughout the rest of the term to curate our news feeds that are uniquely tailored to our likes and interests.

Feedly – Sign Up and Add Content

Create a Google Alert

to add a google alert. Google “google alert” to begin.