Update frequency

Written on 2016-01-20

When browsing feeds, you can now order them by how often they are updated – or, more usefully, order them so the least often updated feeds are shown first. Now you can easily check on feeds that are rarely updated, and might otherwise be overlooked.

This rates an announcement because finding an algorithm that matches our intuitive sense of what it means to be updated more or less frequently is not as easy as it sounds.


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