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  1. theillustratedlife
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hey guys. Google announced a web-based RSS reader today called Google Reader. I made buttons for it. You can see them in action on my site:

    http://www.theillustratedlife.com

    If you just want the JPGs,

    http://www.slipabuck.com/googleread.jpg
    http://www.slipabuck.com/googleread2.jpg
    http://www.slipabuck.com/googleread3.jpg

    Google puts its badges up to link back to Google, so I doubt they'd mind these. Here's the format to get them working:

    http://www.google.com/reader/preview/http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theillustratedlife.com%2Findex.php%2F%3Ffeed%3Drss2/feed/http://www.theillustratedlife.com/index.php/?feed=rss2

    http://www.google.com/reader/preview/
    +
    Your feed URL, with the :s and /s replaced with HTML code
    +
    /feed/
    +
    Your feed URL (normal formatting)

    Good luck! Let me know what you think. (Hey, why not syndicate my site, you know, for, umm, practice? ;-) )

  2. Marc
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    "Let me know what you think."

    OK, who cares about Google? With the extreme political bent they have taken with their news service I've sworn off anything to do with them.

    Ice Rocket forever!

    Nice buttons though!

  3. theillustratedlife
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks. And I haven't noticed a political edge in their News coverage. Which way do you think it's swaying?

  4. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 9 years ago #

    OT: Go look at why Google are calling Taiwan what they are, then find out who likes that name the most, then look at the huge untapped potential of China.

  5. With the extreme political bent they have taken with their news service I've sworn off anything to do with them.

    Umm, they aren't a news agency, their news page is an aggregator. Kinda hard to have a bias when all you're doing is gathering all of the news that you can from other sources...

  6. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Google has finally created an official subscription link structure and an official "Add to Google" button. More info: http://www.google.com/webmasters/addfeed.html

  7. chaaban
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thank's theillustratedlife , i dident know about this :)

  8. theillustratedlife
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Welcome. =)

  9. TechGnome
    Moderator
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Umm, they aren't a news agency, their news page is an aggregator. Kinda hard to have a bias when all you're doing is gathering all of the news that you can from other sources...

    Depends on where your sources are from: Drudge or The Daily Show..... Hannity, or Franken..... Dr. Laura or Dr. Phill....

    But that aside... how long before Google announces that they've been watching the feeds people use, and are now incorporating that into their marketing machine, and will soon be including targeted ads mixed into the feeds....

    -tg

  10. whooami
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I just had to come back to this thread after reading it originally three days ago. Up until about 10 minutes ago, Google News was bookmarked as my first click when I needed news.

    That was until as I scrolled the page, and noticed a link to what appeared to be nothing more than a personal blog. Clicking through, my theory was correct : a libertarian blog, and the actual content of the post was NOT news.

    So much for Google N E W S.

    Ironically, the blog is running an outdated exploitable version of WordPress.

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