The RSS program checks the sites you want to keep track of and reports back with headlines and summaries when something new is posted. The items are hyperlinked, so that you can just click on the summary to read the whole story.
You subscribe to feedsusing your favorite web browser or using a software application as a feed reader.
Web feeds such as RSS are far faster and easier than using bookmarks or relying on email alerts.
Some free, web-based feedreaders include:
There are many non-web-based readers available, which can be found through a web search for "free RSS readers".
If you already have a reader you can just click the RSS graphic below, or click on one of the images for your particular reader.