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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Creating a Social Network by Angela Crocker

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The RSS Feature

Spend any time at all surfing the web and you’ve probably seen an invitation to subscribe to the RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed for a website or blog. You may even be familiar with the RSS icon that has been adopted by many sites.
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The RSS feature allows administrators to feed in network-related news from websites, blogs, and other social networks. The RSS feature can also be set up to allow members to export content from the network to share in other websites and blogs. In a sense, RSS is a content streaming tool that pushes content to the reader.
At its simplest, RSS is a way of syndicating content. Think ...

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