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Really Simple Syndication

RSS stands for any of the following.

Whatever the name, RSS is a web syndication protocol used primarily by news sites and weblogs. There are two versions: 0.9x and 2.x, the latter represents an attempt to stabilize the standard. RSS is essentially a web service used for syndicating articles on websites and weblogs in a "latest news" manner.

Articles can then be read using RSS feed readers such as FeedDemon without the need to check the corresponding websites or weblogs. Web-based RSS readers such as Bloglines or MobileRSS are also available, sparing the user the inconvenience of downloading an application to their computer. Such readers can make a user's feeds available on any computer with an Internet connection.

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