Luobotou RSS Robot — feeds for Skype

Skype Luobotou RSS Robot

Check out RSS Robot, a pretty innovative use of Skype for being notified of new feed content.

Just add (was Luobotou2.0) to your Skype account and use these directions to try it out:

  • Subscribe an RSS feed: RSS + [feed url]
  • Unsubscribe an RSS feed: RSS – [feed number]
  • List all RSS subscription: RSS List
  • Setting up the alert time,0 for instant,5 for five minutes: RSS Timer [minute]
  • Your suggestion for RSS Robot: RSS Ideas [content]

For example, try pasting this RSS + into the chat window.

Should be a nice complement to Tailrank’s new IM functionality.

Author: Chris Messina

Head of West Coast Business Development at Republic. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Hashtag inventor. Previously: (YC W18), Uber, Google.

6 thoughts on “Luobotou RSS Robot — feeds for Skype”

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  2. Note that the bot is no longer called luobotou2.0. The new bot is called You can also find it by searching for “RSS Robot” in the Skype contact search dialog box.
    I’ve updated my blog post at accordingly.

    Please submit comments to other blog posts on the web if you happen to stumble across them so that people know the information we found first is outdated.

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