Reader-o-calypse, from the POV of a competitor
March 13th, Google announced they were shutting down their free, and practically omnipresent RSS feed reader, Reader. This prompted a mass search for suitable replacements. This is a series of tweets from one of the most suitable replacements
- sometime around 7pm, Google announces they're shutting down Reader
- — NewsBlur (@NewsBlur)Wed, Mar 13 2013 16:24:22
- — NewsBlur (@NewsBlur)Wed, Mar 13 2013 22:07:19I have since switched to the wonderful folks at @Mail_Gun, who emailed me a personal note not 10 minutes after I signed up. That's service.
- 2am, Sam finally decides to call it a day.
- Incidental Disaster1
- Disaster 2
- — NewsBlur (@NewsBlur)Thu, Mar 14 2013 11:30:09The waters are rocky now, but take note that I have some time to get things right. I'm working this week to get things stable, then scale.
- Disaster 3
- — NewsBlur (@NewsBlur)Thu, Mar 14 2013 14:01:51We're back up, but I plan to have lots of these 30 minute+ downtimes over the next week as I make a move uptown, make a move uptown. /k-os
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