So that they can avoid writing my very own aggregator to have an existent Ruby on Rails application and WordPress blog, Let me have the ability to aggregate various chatter happening in a variety of mediums at one central page according to particular key phrases, etc.

This aggregator can live either around the blog or inside the Rails application, it does not matter.

For instance, let us say I wish to constantly poll Google News, Twitter, public Facebook, and possibly others, for "chocolate nick snacks." It is possible to package that already facilitates this or shall we be held inside a "roll it yourself" situation?

One factor to think about is applying HTTParty to handle the APIs individuals services expose...