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RSS feed creator Aaron Swartz forced into suicide, family says

Aaron Swartz, co-creator of the RSS feed, committed suicide over the weekend.

Internet activist Aaron Swartz was the fresh young face behind the RSS feed, the tool that allows you to subscribe to content online.

Swartz co-created the RSS feed when he was only 14 years old and later founded the social media sharing site, Reddit.

On Friday, Swartz’s uncle, Michael Wolf, discovered the brilliant young genius’s lifeless body hanging in his apartment.

Aaron Swartz had committed suicide at the age of 26.

But why?

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