I tried an experiment a few years ago where I used Twitter in lieu of RSS. The idea was to try and get my news and online interactions in a single platform. I kept the number of people I followed to a minimum, but I focused on creating different lists to suit different types of interests (long reads, tech news, photography, etc.). I deemed the experiment a failure after a few weeks because using Twitter like that made me feel like I could never make any progress in my news feed. Thatâ€™s one of the addicting things about RSS for me: itâ€™s an inbox that I can actually conquer.
Iâ€™ve tried quite a number of different RSS apps over the years, and the ones Iâ€™ve stuck with the longest have been Unread and Reeder for iPhone. I tend to use Reeder more often, but Iâ€™ll download Unread every few months just for a change of pace.