There are robust sites that are like small PR magazines about the service. SiftLinks does not have one of those, or even a logo. Instead what it has is a very simple concept and a single button to press if you want to use the service.
SiftLinks checks your Twitter account every half hour and then sends the last 50 links that it finds to an RSS feed that you subscribe to. All you have to do is sign in with Twitter and subscribe to the feed.
Here’s what it looks like in Google Reader:
You get the tweet and then the link to follow. It’s a very clean and non-invasive way to keep up with links shared on Twitter. I use it in addition to the email services that select the top links shared. It’s one of those services that you can use when you have time and ignore when you don’t.
- This Week’s Tweets, Pins &@Tumbls wp.me/p1iTZw-2A2 2 hours ago
- Book News: Despite The Tumult, Ferguson Library Keeps Its Doors Open : The Two-Way : NPR buff.ly/1y2HDgQ #libraries 1 day ago
- National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson Talks brown girl dreaming buff.ly/1rmjsYU #kidlit 1 day ago
- A Home to the Homeless | American Libraries Magazine buff.ly/1212ZNm #libraries 1 day ago
- RT @Loveofxena: This is how readers of picture books are made. @katsok readwriteandreflect.blogspot.com/2014/11/thank-… 1 day ago