The Magic is Fading – Create RSS Feeds from Twitter @dwarlick

Is the magic fading from the world? That’s a question that’s kicked off many a Fantasy tale, but these days, it’s all about the end of Real Simple Syndication (RSS). David Warlick (2cents) shares these insights:

…a long time ago, Twitter stopped offering RSS feeds for Twitter searches – and other search engines that did offer feeds either disappeared, extinguished the feature (like or started charging – which is the case with Topsey, the service I’ve been using, demonstrating and wrote about in Cultivating Your Personal Learning Network.

However, that’s not exactly accurate. One search engine I know of DOES offer RSS feeds for Twitter searches–

For example, an RSS feed for a Twitter search on a user’s name–or hashtag if you prefer–appears like this:

Here’s the link:

Pretty nifty, huh? You can take that RSS feed from IceRocket and drop it into Once there, you can re-direct Twitter-based, IceRocket generated RSS feeds to EverNote or a million other places that IFTTT supports.

Here are some Evernote notebooks generated from Twitter hashtags delivered via RSS using

I like to do this because I may not always be able to participate “live” in a chat, but at least, I can archive the conversation and then pick through it at my leisure.

Give it a shot, it’s not as hard as you might think!

In the meantime, I hope David will see this post and find it an easier process for generating RSS feeds from Twitter. Thanks, IceRocket!!

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4 thoughts on “The Magic is Fading – Create RSS Feeds from Twitter @dwarlick

  1. Developer March 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm Reply

    Thanks, Miguel. Beats the heck out of doctoring a URL and its a lot easier to explain. 😉

  2. Danielle April 4, 2013 at 3:58 am Reply

    The RSS link seems to have disappeared from icerocket…

  3. henny59 June 12, 2013 at 11:53 am Reply

    I wanted to use your alternative the and try twitter favorites in evernote. I cannot do it, please help!grHenny

  4. Anonymous December 31, 2013 at 5:09 pm Reply

    You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but
    I find this topic to be actually something that I think I would
    never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me.
    I'm looking forward for your next post, I'll try to get the hang
    of it!

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