Yesterday, a slide from a presentation at Yahoo was leaked. The information spread like wildfire. Below you can see a copy of this slide image: As you can see, Yahoo is planning to shutdown, or “Sunset” in corporate speak, AltaVista, Delicious, MyBlogLog, Yahoo Buzz and a few others. Of course, the blogosphere had its typical… Read More Yahoo Is Totally Missing The Point
Recently, we have seen the public release of Google FriendConnect and Facebook Connect. As a result of this, there is a massive land grab on all blogs. Which widget are you installing? Some people say you should install the Facebook widget because it basically opens things up to the whole social network. Others say that… Read More Blog Community Widgets Need to Work Together
Yes, it is that time again. I have another guest post at LouisGray.com. I would also like to announce that I will not be announcing guest posts at LouisGray.com anymore. I have been “given the keys” as Louis likes to say and will be an irregular contributor on the site. I say irregular because I… Read More YAGP: Blogging’s Future and Administrivia
I was planning on writing this spectacular review on social aggregation and lifestreaming services. Instead, I found this article today that does a better job than I would have done. The reason for the interest is because there is a lot of funding being thrown around, specifically at FriendFeed and others. As the review states,… Read More Are You Lifestreaming Yet?
So I saw announcements for the release of the Social Graph API from Google and figured this was one of the first Open Social releases. Well, I was wrong about the Open Social part. The API uses the XFN and FOAF specifications to determine your social graph. Your social graph for a particular site (maybe… Read More Why the Social Graph API is not ready for prime time