Feedspot – Google Reader Alternative with Built-In Search and Social Sharing


Google Reader was shut down last year and you are still looking for Google Reader alternatives, give Feedspot , the online RSS reader a try.

Feedspot was launched as public beta in June 2013 lets you to organize and read all your favorite blogs and news sites you visit in one place, starred items, along with features of sharing stories with friends. It also provides you the ability to track news using just keywords.


Feedspot is in public beta, you can sign up for an account via email, Twitter, Facebook or Google+ account as per your wish. After log in you can import existing feed, follow your favorite site and discover new sites. To import existing feed you will have to import OPML or XML file by clicking on “choose file”, browse to locate the file by clicking “upload” button.

When you are done with importing feeds, home page of feeds and folders are on the left while articles are on the right. It also has Keyboard shortcuts on the right side under “Your Profile” to make browsing and reading feeds easy.

Feedspot keyboard shortcuts

It lets you automatically post your shared items and favorited items to Facebook, Twitter, Instapaper, Pocket, Readability, Buffer and Evernote. Sharing on Pocket, Instapaper, Readability, Buffer and Evernote is only available to Gold users.

Feedspot Favorites
Feedspot Gold is priced at $1.99 per month which offers advanced sharing options with no ads.

If you are looking for a desktop Google Reader, Feedspot is worth a try. They have also introduced Feedspot for Android which is available for a free download from Google Play.

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