Kate has a whole series of RSS news reader insights. Here’s another:
If you use an RSS reader then it’s likely you saw the same thing. Website after website regurgitating the same Cyber Monday sales.
Indeed. It seems as if every website promoted dozens of online sales.
Most of those websites are little more than product shills for various online stores. It’s called affiliate marketing; a growing trend for many websites who cannot make money the old fashioned way (advertising).
How does an RSS reader help?
An RSS reader displays a lengthy list of websites you subscribe to, and when they all do the same sort of regurgitation and shilling, it becomes obvious that money rules.