Why Feedly is the best app ever

Why Feedly is the best app ever

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Feedly is a portal to a better internet. / © ANDROIDPIT feedly: your work newsfeed What is Feedly?
Feedly is an app that gathers together RSS feeds and translates them into a web magazine.
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary. These feeds publish updates made, or new content uploaded, to websites. These feeds can be gathered together and presented through a feed reader, which is what Feedly is.
The app presents headlines, introductory paragraphs and images (depending on the display option you choose) that you can scroll through. By pressing on an article of interest, you can read the entire text.
Group your feeds by categories. / © ANDROIDPIT
Sounds simple. What’s so great?
It is simple, which is partly the appeal. The best apps, in my opinion, are those that complete a simple task extremely well. Feedly is one such app. By aggregating so much content, spread across so many sites, I’m saved a whole load of time, and I’ve got a constant, concentrated source of interesting, relevant reading material.
Is that it?
Nope. Let’s get analytical.
The internet, once upon a time, was an unparalleled source of amazement and wonder. There were these blogs, forums and communities where people posted things that you would never, ever have had the chance to read or see before: ideas from ordinary people, just like you, half a world away; new ideas from great thinkers a hundred miles away; ideas from loads of people, all over the place. People were sharing in communities that fostered the weird and creative, gave comfort and understanding to the isolated
Then the internet swelled to enormity, became a monstrous thing beyond all comprehension. The seething mass threatened self collapse. Interesting material was sunk below a deluge of nonsense. The

Article originally published at: Droid Life