Remember when #Twitter had #RSS / #Atom feeds for all users? Wasn't that great? Well, #Mastodon and any other #Fediverse server has that too. And it's here to stay, since the protocol is based on this.
Here's mine, for example: https://mastodon.social/users/rysiek.atom
Now you can use your favorite RSS reader to read my toots. I know, right?
@rysiek Very cool! thanks for sharing.
@nhbar sharing is caring!
@rysiek the early-stage feature that proprietary tools have then take away that always breaks my heart is the XMPP gateway. I used to use Pidgin for all my chat, but now 99% of my friends are on Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp :\ (WA never had XMPP, but FB did for a good while)
@rysiek This is a VERY good thing!
@rysiek neat, Opera automatically opens it in it's "Personal News" app. I didn't even know it existed until now.
Reading these feeds in an email client would allow people to combine the two most-used communications tools (social media generally, not yet Mastodon specifically) into a single interface!
@rysiek Are there RSS feeds for individual tags too?
@ijyx dunno, have you tried adding .rss or .atom to a tag link?
@rysiek yes, didn't work. But thanks!
@ijyx https://mastodon.social/tags/KeepCalmAndFederate.rss seems to work fine.
@rysiek ahh thanks! i kept trying it with my own instance URL, but with mastodon.social it works. Thank you!
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