Social Media Sites (an update)

Here’s an attempt to build up a little list of the most important social media sites. As it is far from being complete, it will be expanded from time to time… Blogging WordPress  |  WordPress Factsheet Blogger  |  Blogger Factsheet Tumblr  |  Tumblr Factsheet LiveJournal  |  LiveJournal Factsheet Read More …

Social media sites

News aggregators: friendfeed.com Friendfeed works as a feed of your social community activities, one adds services like flickr, picasa, twitter, google reader, digg, stumbleupon, del.icio.us, youtube, fast.fm and of course own blogs sharing the own post/messages/links with other people and Read More …

Twitter vs Friendfeed

The discussion whether the one is killing the other is getting hotter and the opinions are raging high.
First of all these two “opponents” are hard to compare as friendfeed being a information aggregation tool and twitter a hybrid between instant messenger and micro blogging device.

Both serve certainly completely different needs, twitter mainly focuses on spreading rather personal opinons/feelings/emotional states/gossip, only randomly establishing a real conversation.
Friendfeed resembles a honey pot of information gathered by its user acting as honey bees collected from various flowers, like Digg, GoogleReader, del.icio.us, stumbleupon and many more. Read More …