Spelled as one word, this refers to a news source that transfers newsgroups to ISPs, over the Internet or other computer networks.

Spelled as two words, it more commonly refers to RSS, a technology that allows you to see when Web sites have added new content. For example on a news Web site, you can subscribe to the news feed and get the latest headlines and video in one place, as soon as its published. On a social networking site for example, news feeds highlight what's happening in your social circles.

Historical perspective: As of March 2019 according to The Wall Street Journal, one-third of Americans live in cities where Facebook—which helped put many local newspapers out of business—can’t find enough local news to populate its newly launched local news aggregator.

See also : NFO  RSS  aggregator  
NetLingo Classification: Technical Terms