Netvibes

As RSS readership slows, Google grows

News readership may be up, but as anyone with a media business can tell you, the method of deploying that information is getting more problematic. And one of the businesses that has been receiving obituaries the last few months is the RSS reader.

But rather than an abrupt death, the RSS reader seems to be going the way of search, and ceding marketshare to Google. Which might be even more depressing.