Wish you could follow a couple of Twitter or Instagram users, without setting up an account? Create an RSS feed for them.

RSS Hub is an open source project that creates RSS feeds from a wide variety of websites, including social media pages. You can install this on your own server, but it’s not necessary for most users.

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The service doesn’t hold your hand, but it’s not complicated: just create a URL for the page you want an RSS feed for. For Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube you’ll find these base URLs:




Add the username after those URLs and you’ll have an RSS feed. For example, How-to Geek’s Twitter account can be found at:


The service supports way more than social media accounts: you can track the App Store, flight deals, and GitHub accounts. Let us know any uses you discover, okay?