Build Your Own News Site With Newsvine
If you build it, will they come? If you think so, then check out the newly relaunched Newsvine, which lets you create your own news site. We’re talking going beyond something like Pageflakes- or Netvibes-like customization because apparently your customizations are reflected on the homepage. Techcrunch explains.
Our Hive Mind
Brady Forrest reflects at O’Reilly Radar on Jordan Schwartz’s writings about bees and the hive mind and how humans exhibit similar behavior online, especially at social websites.
Twitter Beginner’s Guide
I can’t imagine that it would take much to learn how to use Twitter, but Robin Good has produced a very indepth beginner’s guide to Twitter, detailing what it is, why use it, how it’s being used, why people love it, why people hate it, and a big list of tools to extend Twitter – including many I’ve never heard of.
Of interest to those (such as me) who wish Twitter could pull in feeds from elsewhere, there’s TwitterFeed and RSS2Twitter. I was also complaining about the lack of search. Well, there’s TwitterSearch. And there’s even a way to insert ads into your tweets. That’s a bit much, but if you get the urge…
Originally posted on April 25, 2007 @ 12:25 pm