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FriendFeed Launches File Sharing

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friendfeedFriendFeed might just be the next great place to share other stuffs other than pictures — from now on you can also post other files such as PDF or a spreadsheet. Here is FriendFeed’s tips on how to share files:

To share files on, simply click the “Files” link underneath the post box and select which files you want to include. You can also share files by including them as attachments on emails sent to (Learn more about posting via email.)

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FriendFeed’s file sharing feature might just be another reason for users to use FriendFeed — to share and collaborate. We don’t know how file sharing and social networking might work out to be, but whenever you are sharing something, just think of FriendFeed.

Written by straw000

June 25, 2009 at 2:49 am

FriendFeed Subscribers Now Included In RSS Subscribers Stats

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friendfeedThe problem with existing RSS feed measurement services nowadays is that — there is never a best way to count all the RSS subscribers out there who have many many ways to subscribe to your RSS feed on apps like Twitter, Google Reader and many more. But now, FriendFeed the social aggregator might have just made the subscribers stats a bit closer to the actual values. From now onwards, FriendFeed subscribers counts will be included in the total RSS subscribers count. Now that is good if you also share your RSS content on your FriendFeed account, it makes measuring the RSS subscribers a whole lot easier. And with the widespread use of social networking and social bookmarking, stuffs get shared around so it’s pretty hard to get the actual RSS subscribers count right. But on a side-note, you should start subscribing to our blog by RSS or Twitter if you have not!!

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Written by straw000

June 18, 2009 at 5:08 pm

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YouTube RealTime: FriendFeed-Style Notifications All In Real Time [Do You Have An Invite?]

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youtubeYoutube has always been one of the biggest video sharing and streaming site but the interactions among its users has always been quite limited but YouTube RealTime might be what users need. YouTube RealTime is a new add-on to YouTube in the form of a toolbar that notifies you on what your friends are doing on YouTube that was launched just 3 days ago. This include new features like letting you see who is currently online as well as what they are doing plus invite them to watch a video that you are currently watching, all in real-time, hence allowing for great interaction among YouTube users. Here is what YouTube has to say about this:

YouTube RealTime is a new way to interact with your friends on the site. You can:

  • See a list of friends currently online and what they are watching
  • See a history of friends’ recent activities
  • Receive real-time notifications when friends perform an activity on the site (such as comment, favorite, etc.)


Currently, YouTube RealTime is still in an invitation-only beta stage and we have been trying hard to get an invite but have not done so successfully, so if you have an invite, please copy the link from YouTube Peeps and comment it here so that we can get an invite and give YouTube RealTime a try. If you want to get an invite, you might want to try going on Twitter Search for the invite link and click the most recent link that  to see if it works. Other than that, YouTube RealTime seems like a great idea and we would love to try it out as soon as possible. Check out TechCrunch’s article on YouTube RealTime for a more in-depth review about it if you are interested.

Written by straw000

April 26, 2009 at 1:53 am

FriendFeed: All Your Stuffs In One Place

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friendfeedMost people have lots of social networking accounts, and after a while, it gets difficult trying to keep track of all the updates that are going on in all the accounts. FriendFeed helps you to keep track of all the updates in one place, simply by adding your account username details there.

Currently, FriendFeed supports 59 type of services, which include Twitter and Digg, and YouTube. Anyway other tips about FriendFeed that you know about? Drop me a comment and let me know!! 😀

Written by straw000

January 10, 2009 at 9:33 am

Digg Toolbox: 60+ Awesome Digg Apps, Mash-Ups, Plugins And Services

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digg toolbox apps and mashupsLike Twitter, there are a lot of Digg apps and add-ons out there and since we also use Digg a lot, we have reviewed and compiled a great list of 60+ Awesome Digg Apps, Mash-Ups, Plugins And Services, If you liked this post, please go ahead and give it a little digg [we know you want to :D] or feel free to retweet it on Twitter and share this great list around!!

Apple Mac Desktop Digg Clients
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  • EventBox: We showed you this app before. EventBox is like a Friendfeed app for Mac in which you get updates from the various social networking services and update them at one go.
  • DiggUpdate: A menubar app that gives you quick access to the latest front page stories on the Digg homepage. Windows version also available for download.

Apple Mac Dashboard Digg Clients
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  • Dugg: A Digg widget for Mac OS X Desktop with a slick interface and search function.
  • Diggit Widget: Check this out!! Another great Digg widget for your Mac perfect for reading Digg posts!!
  • Social Responsibility: Another simple dashboard widget for your mac that lets you browse a variety of categories from Digg.
  • RSS Widget 3.1: This widget gets the latest headlines from every 15 minutes and displays them in a pleasant interface.
  • Digg Submission Widget: Submit stories directly to Digg using this great widget
  • Widget: Another neat Digg widget.
  • diggdash: Another Digg widget alternative with a minimal interface.
  • Digg News: Displays the latest news from and clicking on the news will launch it in your browser.
  • Digg Widget: Simple and easy Digg widget with a Digg theme and feel.
  • Feed Reader: A feed widget. Displays a custom feed, based on the search term (or topic) entered. Supports multiple instances
  • Digg Images Widget: “Digg Images” automatically finds the latest front-page stories submitted to containing photos, pictures and images.
  • Diggnation Video Widget 1.0: Watch the latest Diggnation video podcast with this cool dashboard widget.

Adobe AIR Clients (Cross-Platform, supports Windows, Mac and Linux)
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  • DiggTop: An awesome Adobe AIR Digg client that lets you view the latest digg stories and set up keywords and Digg count filters to track the stories you want.
  • Digg Reader: Read the latest stories from Digg right on your desktop.
  • Digg Desktop Widget; Another great Digg desktop alternative.
  • miniDigg: A widget that allows you to view and track stories

Mobile And iPod Touch/iPhone Applications

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  • Official Digg Mobile: The official de facto Digg mobile app from Digg.
  • Digg River: A very neat and streamlined mobile Digg interface. Browse topics easily and see the latest Digg posts in a compact and easy way. Login to start digging on the site as well using a quick Digg button.
  • Digg Mobile: A very awesome mobile phone Digg app that works on many devices like the Symbian, BlackBerry, Pocket PC, Android, Java (J2ME)!! Now you can share stories wherever you are- on the train or in a line at the grocery store.
  • Digg Mobile Beta: Another mobile Digg site alternative.
  • Digg Mobile By Original Signal: A very minimal Digg mobile site for quick loading on your mobile phone.
  • dgm8: Digg on your mobile phone
  • Popurls Digg mobile edition: Popurls has a quick mobile digg interface as well.
  • Skweezer Digg: A quick way to view the Digg homepage in a lightweight interface.
  • Digg Mobile: A quick hack using Google Web Toolkit to create a great Digg mobile site, with the choice of having images or no images. [add &_gwt_noimg=1 at the back of the URL for no images]
  • iStumble: iStumble is an iPod Touch/iPhone app that lets you stumble on the latest stuffs in social media, on Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit and Delicious as well as rate them as well by logging into your accounts.
  • Diggle: Yet another Digg client on the iPhone.
  • Upcoming Digg: All the latest upcoming stories in one neat webpage.

Digg Browsing/Tracking/Visualizations Tools

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  • Digg Pics: Track the latest Digg pics and images as people digg and submit them on a fast-paced interface app from the Digg Labs
  • Digg Arc: Another great Digg interface from Digg Labs for visualizing the latest Digg activities. Digg Arc displays stories, topics, and containers wrapped around a sphere. Arcs trail people as they Digg stories across topics. Stories with more Diggs make thicker arcs.
  • Digg Big Spy: All the latest Digg headlines move down from the top down the list. Bigger headlines have more Digg and appear more as they get dugg.
  • Digg Stacks: Looks the best so far, Digg Stacks show the latest diggs occurring in real-time as diggs fall from above and stack up on popular stories, and more brightly-colored stories have more diggs. You can also click on a particular story to view its latest trends and recent activities. A really great way to track popular and cool stuffs as they get dugg.
  • Digg Swarm: Another great Digg visualization app that lest you see which stories have more digg as they get dugg.
  • Digg Friends Venn Diagram: Visualize your friend and fans in this quick Digg mashup.

Other Digg Stuffs And Mash-Ups

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  • Flock: A specialized browser for social networking lovers, Flock lets you have access to the latest updates in social services such as Digg, Twitter, YouTube, Flick and many more.
  • Digg Interface By Original Signal: Check this out: this is a really great interface to browsing all the latest Digg articles on one page with their categories sorted out neatly.
  • DiggView: See the latest promoted stories on Digg in one great page.
  • Twiggit: Let your Twitter followers know what you are digging through this great app.
  • Digg On Twitter: Now you can track the latest diggs through your Twitter account. Avaliable in many forms like Digg Homepage and Digg 2000.
  • Digg On Facebook: You can also share the latest stuffs from Digg on your Facebook through methods like Facebook Connect and Facebook Feed Import
  • DiggBar: DiggBar is the official Digg toolbar that enables you to Digg, read comments, find related content, and share stuff from any page on the Web, all in a quick and easy short URL form, making it easy to share it anywhere on your social services.
  • Digg Google Gadget: A slick Digg gadget on your personalized iGoogle.
  • Digg MySpace Widget: If you are still using MySpace, you can check out the latest Digg news from MySpace using this great widget!!
  • Google Digg Coop Module: Bring the power of Digg social news to your Google search results.
  • Netvibes Digg Widget: Add top Digg content to your netvibes page.

Digg Buttons, Icons And Generators

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  • Official Digg Widgets: Official widget from Digg with lots of customization.
  • Social Blog Badge: Link and direct your blog readers to your social profiles and services like Digg, Flickr and Delicious.
  • Flash Mini Digg Viewer: Latest news from Digg in a small flash container.
  • digg Widget: Another cool Digg widget from Spring Widgets.
  • digg widget: A wordpress plugin that displays your past 10 dugg stories and make it a widget
  • Digg Digg: Another great wordpress plugin that integrates “Digg Button” , “Reddit Me Button” , “Dzone Button” and “Yahoo Buzz Button” into your WordPress Content with loads of options.
  • Digg Button Generator: One of the best and nicest Digg button generator I have ever seen. Just fill in the forms and choose a button you like to start generating the Digg button.
  • Digg Generator: Generate many Digg buttons using this quick tool and grab the javascript to paste on your site to let others digg your post easily.
  • Digg Javascript Generator: Another great Javascript Digg generator alternative.
  • FastDigg: Digging the fast way using only your keyboards.
  • MySocialButtons [Digg]: A huge and wonderful collection of Digg buttons around the web.

More Digg Resources, Lists And Collections

Written by straw000

June 18, 2009 at 3:59 pm

Swine Flu Toolbox: 45+ Awesome Apps, Mash-Ups, Plugins And Services To Track And Be Safe From Swine Flu

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swinefluSwine flu is spreading like wildfire all around the world. Swine flu, also known as H1N1 is a avian influenza virus that started in Mexico and has been spreading globally since the last month, such as the USA and recently to Asia. With the use of social media such as Twitter as well as the use of Web 2.0, you can track the latest swine flu news and trends easily and quickly, all in real-time. Here is a great list of 45+ awesome apps, add-ons, services, mashups and plugins to get updated about the latest swine flu news as well as to visualize and track it as the flu spread across the world, while keeping yourself safe from the flu. Be sure to help us spread this post on Twitter or digg this post if you liked it!!

Swine Flu News Alerts And Updates

  • Swine Flu Alltop: All the swine flu news coverage across many media outlets can be seen here in an easy interface.
  • Pulse Swine Flue Tracker: Pulse has a tracker dedicated to tracking the latest swine flu outbreaks and news that is updated regularly.
  • H1N1 Swine Influenza Timeline: See the latest updates of Swine Flu in a text outline and timeline form with links to the news sources for more details.
  • Addict-o-matic Swine Flu: This might be the best service for tracking swine flu updates. You can track the latest swine flu news on Twitter, Friendfeed, Digg, Delicious, YouTube and many more social media outlets all in one neat and easy interface.
  • Swine Flu Tracking: News Media all about the swine flu including graphs, maps, videos and pictures.

  • Swine Flu Google News: Use Google News to track the latest Swine Flu news across all news media online.

Swine Flu Updates On Twitter

  • Veratect On Twitter: Veratect is a tech company that provides new on the earliest detection of the latest information on the swine influenza on Twitter 24/7.
  • RedCross On Twitter: Get the latest news and tips from the American Red Cross on how to prepare and keep safe from Swine Flu.

Swine Flu Maps, Visualizations And Trends

  • Google Flu Trends: Keep track of the latest flu trends by using Google Flu Trends which make use of Google search data to track flu activity in the U.S. two weeks faster than traditional systems
  • Experimental Flu Trends for Mexico: Same as Google Flu Trends but this is used to track the flu trends in Mexico instead along with details of the situation in different states of Mexico.
  • HealthMap: Track the latest outbreaks of the virus around the world on a map across many countries with lots of details.
  • Swine Flu Twitter Map Tracker: Track the latest tweets about the swine flu in real-time.

  • BBC Swine Flu Map: See how the swine flu has spread across the world and how many cases have been confiremd along with the death toll.
  • Flu Tweets On Google Maps: Track the latest tweets about swine flu all around the U.S in real-time on Google Maps.

Swine Flu Alerts And Updates On iPod Touch/iPhone And Mobile Phones

Swine Flu Widgets And Buttons


  • Swine Flu Widgets From WidgetBox: A great list of widgets to put on your blog and other social networking accounts to track the latest swine flu news.
  • Swine Flu Widget From Feedzilla: Another widget that provides a map about the latest swine flu updates as well as links to news media about the latest global swine flu news.
  • CDC H1N1 News Updates: A widget from Netvibes that can be installed on Mac, Windows and many more which track the latest swine influenza news.
  • Swine Flu Mapping: Free Swine Flu mapping widget for your Mac to track swine flu in real time using the Google Maps API.
  • CDC Swine Flu Widgets: CDC has a whole lot of widgets relating to swine flu for you to put it on your social accounts.

  • Swine Flu Buttons: Do your part to keep Swine Flu at bay by encouraging your web site visitors to stay away from Swine Flu.
  • Swine Flu Updates: Keep track of the latest news about the H1N1 Flu virus from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) using this web slice that can be installed on your Internet Explorer as as an add-on.

Other Swine Flu Media Outlets And Stuffs

  • The Swine Flu On Facebook: Track the latest Swine Flu news in a humorous way as this Facebook account tweets the latest swine flu spread around the world in an informal way.
  • Swine Flu On Facebook: This Facebook group keep tracks of the latest news about swine flu.
  • Swine Flu – Influenza A (H1N1) – Facts News Updates Widgets: Another Facebook group dedicated to tracking the latest swine flu news updates.
  • CDC On Facebook: CDC is on Facebook to keep you updated with the latest swine flu updates. Seems like CDC is embracing social media a lot now as an effective communication outlet.
  • CDC Group: Another social group from CDC.
  • CDC Myspace: If you are still using Myspace, CDC is also on Myspace as well with the latest updates.
  • CDC Flickr: Wow!! Now you can also browse the latest swine flu images from CDC on Flickr!!
  • CDC RSS: CDC also has a whole list of RSS for you to subscribe in an RSS reader to keep track of the latest updates easily.
  • CDC e-Cards: Pretty much irrelevant to this post, but you can send an e-card to your loved one to keep them healthy.

  • CDC YouTube: Check out the latest videos about swine flu and tips and tricks to prevent the flu- all on YouTube.
  • Flue Wiki: Flu Wiki has everything you need to know about the swine flu with lots of resources and how to prepare for it.

More Swine Flu Resources, Lists And Compilations

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May 2, 2009 at 3:55 pm

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