Tips & Tricks

Forward messages from a Telegram channel

If you want the Feed Reader Bot to send messages from a Telegram public channel (to another channel or group), use the "Telegram" bridge on http://bridge.thefeedreaderbot.com:



Type the channel's name in the "Username" field, and click on "Generate Feed":



Click on "Copy command" to copy the command in memory, then paste it in the bot's chat window:





Receive Instagram posts (Premium/Elite subscribers only)

Premium and Elite subscribers can receive posts from Instagram accounts. To create an Instagram feed, open the Bridge2 website: https://bridge2.thefeedreaderbot.com, scroll down to the "Instagram (imginn.com)" bridge (other bridges exist, using different websites, with various refresh rates), and enter the account you want the bot to follow:



Click on "Display". Then copy the command and paste it in the bot's chat window:







Approve & Schedule messages (Elite subscribers only)

Elite subscribers can manually approve messages before sending them to a group or channel.
To do that, enter the identifier of a channel (where all messages will be sent, for you to approve) in the "Approval channel ID" template setting (in the "Exclude/Include" section):



(To retrieve a channel's identifier, forward any of its message to the bot, then type /id)

Messages will be sent to the approval channel, where you could approve them manually:



And even schedule them:






Prevent sending similar messages (Elite subscribers only)

If you don't want similar messages to be sent by the bot, you can use the similarity feature.
The following commands are available:

/similarity_enable on/off -> to enable/disable the feature
/similarity_hours xx -> set the number of hours to store messages and check the similarity to previous messages
/similarity_percentage xx -> the percentage limit above which the messages won't be sent
/similarity_channel xxxxx -> a channel's ID to send similar messages to (and check if they are really similar or not)
/similarity -> to see all previous settings

Example:

Similarity settings
Enabled: yes
Hours: 12
Percentage: 80%

Here, the messages that are sent are stored for 12 hours. If a message from a feed has a 80% similarity to one of the stored message, it won't be sent.



Download Twitter/Youtube videos/photos (Premium & Elite subscribers only)

Use the /download command, followed by a Youtube or Twitter URL, to download videos and photos. For example:
/download https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moDBJCemGTM



or to download all photos of a tweet:
/download https://twitter.com/themandalorian/status/1650580252077473792