Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Twittering Singapore News

My mate Ben Koe has created SGNews, a single Twitter stream of Singapore news from a collection of the best RSS-able Singapore news sites including Topix Singapore which I edit. From The EOK .Network:
1. I collected a bunch of RSS feeds from ChannelNews Asia, The Business Times, TODAY, Yahoo News Singapore,, and Topix Singapore News.

2. To clean up duplicates (because sometimes Yahoo syndicates from CNA), I filter them through Yahoo Pipes to get rid of the repeats and form a single consolidated RSS feed.

3. I put this Piped feed into TwitterFeed which automatically and periodically updates with a nice clean stream of the most current news.

4. Users can Follow and get the most up-to-date news on Singapore from multiple sources.

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