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Feedly adds $5 paid tier for not-so-premium features

0. phoneArena posted on 06 Aug 2013, 21:23

Since the death of Google Reader, there has been something of a surge in RSS reader apps that don't just offer free tiers, but have premium tiers as well. The reasoning is simple: most companies don't have the alternate revenue sources that Google does, so they need to make at least some money on their products. With that in mind, Feedly has launched a new paid tier to its feed reader...

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posted on 06 Aug 2013, 21:34 1

1. HASHTAG (unregistered)

I agree, those features should definitely be standard. I wouldn't mind paying $5 and pay no more, but paying $5 a month for these "premium" features is a bit too much.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 10:33

2. tneconni (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Aug 2013)

How do people assume that they can get something for nothing? When people were using google reader and all of the features were free - the old adage of "if you're not the customer, you're probably the product" was the case. Google sells information, and reader was an effective information generatin tool.

Its peculiar how the plethora of free options makes people think they are entitled to free things...

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