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Get RSS Feeds from Twitter Search

Twitter recently stopped providing RSS feeds for all it’s data. You can, however, use FeedTwit to get your Twitter updates as an RSS feed.

A few weeks ago, Twitter removed the RSS/Atom feeds from their search pages. Annoying.

That doesn’t mean you can get the RSS feeds any longer- it’s just a little more manual.

It’s simple, really:

For an Atom feed:

Notice that I’ve replaced spaces with pluses (+).

If you’d rather have an RSS feed:

You can even request a search dedicated to a particular hashtag:

Just precede your desired hashtag with the URL-encoded # sign: %23

Hope that helps you out, @GenevieveJooste.

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