After we launched FlowReader, we quickly discovered there were a lot of improvements that needed to be made. We’re extremely proud of the work we’ve been doing to grow as a service, and blown away by the patience and helpful feedback from our community! Our first year was spent on a complete redesign of our platform and stabilizing things behind-the-scenes to make sure we could deliver a better reading experience to you. But now, we’re…

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes.   Here’s a change log for our last release: New Keyboard Shortcut: Press “S” to save an item from your reader in the Saved for later tab. Fixed big issue that was causing performance problems on iOS and OSX devices. If you would like to participate in the future development of our…

The internet is full of great content, with millions of new pieces being published online and shared every day. As a writer, I am always on the hunt for ideas, interesting content, and information about a variety of topics. Luckily, there’s a lot of services to help me out – RSS readers, social networks, read-it-later services, or email newsletters. Social media has become an additional way to get news, but there are…

  A few days ago, someone said: “Over 1 billion people on the Internet read news. What % of those people use RSS? What % know what it is?” Later tweets showed that the original intention was clearly to dismiss RSS as one of the key elements of today’s open web. Yet, I believe that person is right – very few people know about RSS. And I also believe it’s…

Release Notes #16: Bug Fixes & Improvements

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log for our last release: You can now unretweet tweets from your Twitter account. Like & Tweet buttons added to your Reader tab for easier posting and sharing. We now support the universal follow button SubToMe (automatic registration when visiting our homepage or application and then going to the SubtoMe…

In July, Six Revisions founder Jacob Gube unsubscribed from all of his RSS and took his reader to RSS Zero. We were interested in learning more about the results of his experiment and his daily RSS routine.  And even with his busy schedule, he very kindly agreed to take some time to answer our questions!  1) Would you consider RSS an essential part of your daily routine? How do you use it in your…

Ever wonder why people share content? Me too. The web is full of great content, with more than 92,000 articles published across the web daily and millions more being shared on social media. While I think it’s important for anyone involved with digital marketing to understand what motivates people to share content, I was curious in general about what inspires us to share things online with others. I decided to do…

Over lunch the other day, a friend and I were discussing how much Facebook has changed. “It’s really frustrating! These days, my news feed is overrun with updates I don’t want to see.” I had the same feeling. Remember a time before Facebook was 1.3 billion users strong? And Facebook showed us a Live Feed about what our friends where up to? And Facebook wasn’t completely focused on showing us the…

There’s no secret sauce when it comes to writing. Any writer can tell you writing is a labor of love – or rather, consistency. When I started working at FlowReader, blogging was new territory for me. Although I’d been writing for years, I didn’t have a clear idea of what it would be like to create posts on a regular basis. Churning out ideas week after week was tricky enough, but…

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log for our last release: New Feature: Drag & Drop feeds in the left side menu. Settings and Suggestions have been merged into the +Add content tab. Feed management will now be entirely in the left side menu. Join our community on Facebook and Twitter, or share your suggestions directly with us on our Feedback Forum.