> I usually prefer to read articles on their original websites – partly so that they don’t all blend together like Medium sludge, and partly because syndicated content has an uncomfortably high probability of losing formatting and even chunks of text.
Quick sidenote: one could totally use Microsub channels to do this, too (and get rid of the unread items badge on a per-channel basis). I use a select Microsub channel and Nitter’s RSS feeds to keep track of _very few_ Twitter accounts, and purposely keep them out of my unread items list.
> Fraidycat provides a way for you to prioritise content and shape your reading habits.
@universal_traveler (I should probably add that it's possible to use categories in most RSS readers to accomplish something very similar.) Yeah, Micropub rocks for quickly posting (to a variety of CMSes!) from your phone, and having your server automatically add the necessary markup. I've always considered Micro_sub_ "nice to have" more than anything, and a sort of RSS++, with advanced h-card/microformats support. (I maintain my own forks of Aperture and Monocle that I love to tinker with, tho.)
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!