Thursday, March 22, 2012

How to Follow a User on Twitter Through RSS


I love RSS feeds.  I use them all the time.  On the old Twitter UI, a user's RSS feed link was available on each tweeter's home page.  For reasons unknown Twitter ditched that.  You can still follow individual tweeter RSS feeds though by doing the following two step process.




Step 1: Determine the tweeter's user ID.  There are lot's of ways to do this, but here is the easiest way:
http://www.idfromuser.com/

Step 2: Replace XXXXX with the user's ID number in this link below, and you are good to go.
 http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/XXXXX.rss

Happy Info Stalking!

This link helped me figure things out-
http://saravananthirumuruganathan.wordpress.com/

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