RSS is not dead. Subscribing is alive.
“But the big point that many of these articles dismiss lightly or directly omit is that RSS is still used as the underpinnings of so many widely popular services today. Apple News, Google News, Flipboard (each with likely tens of millions of users or more) and many others use RSS it is just that people do not know it.”
In response to the Motherboard article “The Rise and Demise of RSS” I linked to a couple of days ago, Colin makes some great points.
RSS isn’t dead, and might never be… it’s just been abstracted away for most people who don’t need to care.
Also bookmarked on IndieWeb.xyz.