RSS, or 'Really Simple Syndication', is an Internet format that allows for easy sharing of information such as news headlines and other web content. By subscribing to an RSS feed you can find out about news or other content updates to a website without having to remember to visit the site each day.
Subscribing to an RSS feed is different to subscribing to an email newsletter:
If a web site provides an RSS feed, it is usually obvious from the orange 'RSS' or 'XML' icon(s) (eg. ) that link to their feed(s).
How does it work?
You first need an RSS reader or aggregator, which is special software for managing and reading RSS content.
Where can I find a news reader or aggregator?
To find an RSS reader to suit your needs, try these links (or search the web for 'RSS News Readers'):