Author Archive for aaron
This post is late. The right time to send it was a week prior to SXSW. A week prior to the massive SXSW twitter group. A week before hundreds (more?) of new twitterers got a first hand intro to the awesome power of a hyperactive twitter group.
Here’s the thing, twitter has this [...]
Just checking in to see if this thing is on (since we haven’t been posting much).
Today we added a feature to allow users to quickly add rinsed feed urls to their reader(s) of choice. Two clicks will subscribe your feed or channel to your selected reader. Here’s how it works:
Click on the feed / channel icon.
Select your reader.
We wanted to make it a two-click feature to differentiate us [...]
It’s fun to just be listed on Emily Chang’s eHub. But, today we noticed that Marshall Kirkpatrick of The Social Software Weblog featured Feed Rinse as being one of particular note in this week’s eHub list. A quick thanks to both for taking a look and spreading the word. It’s always fun [...]
Today, we’re excited to introduce channels to Feed Rinse users.
Your channels deliver posts from multiple feeds, rinsed of course, of any irrelevant posts. Monitoring more content sources for specific information no longer means monitoring more posts – rules let you block the clutter before it ever makes it to you.
Setting up a channel is [...]
We introduced some new filter options today that give you greater control of your feeds.
Now you can block word/phrase instances occurring in the title, body, category, tag, or author of the post (not just in the entire post.) This feature will let you create more specific rules to clean your feeds.
You can also specify [...]
That’s right ladies and gentlemen, we’ve launched our tag cloud. What makes ours different is the tags being displayed are the ones being blocked by our users (actually, we show those being searched for as well as those being blocked). So, without further ado, we give you the Crud Cloud:
Sorry for any inconvenience our server upgrade may have caused tonight.
We’ve had a few inquiries regarding boolean (”AND”/”OR”) searches. We do allow this, we simply approach it in a fashion that’s easier to view and modify.
You’ll notice a checkbox that reads “filter only if all criteria are met” at the bottom of each of your filters. Checking this creates a logical “AND” [...]
We’ve been getting great user feedback on the product. Popular opinion seems to be that it’s very easy to use, and that makes us happy.
We did notice a post somewhere along the way from an author concerned that Feed Rinse may be a threat to his revenue opportunities (by allowing users to filter out [...]