a.k.a. feed aggregator, feed reader
An aggregator is software or a hosted application that collects RSS feeds from various sources and displays it in a single consolidated view, either in a window on your desktop or in a Web browser. Its purpose is to syndicate Web content such as news headlines, blogs, podcasts, and vlogs in a single location for easy viewing.
There are two main types of aggregators: web-based aggregators and desktop/software aggregators. Web-based aggregators allow individuals to subscribe to feeds online and read RSS feeds in a web browser. Desktop aggregators are software programs installed locally that updates when RSS feeds are updated. The aggregator shows new information and allow for users to read feeds.
NetLingo Classification: Net Software
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