Sorry FriendFeed, But I Agree With Robert Scoble

FriendFeedI’ve been with Friendfeed since February 2008 and I still love it, but I admit, probably not as much as I used to. There have been lots of ups and downs but mostly ups. It was very exciting seeing new faces and watching the site grow and gain popularity. But over time, something changed.  What was it?

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On Social Media, Are You a Type X or Type Y Thinker?

Social Media X or Y?As sites like Twitter and Friendfeed continue to increase in popularity on the web, so does the potential for users to extract value from these communities. However, while there are many people who love to be at the forefront of it all, others are only there because they have to.

I’ve found there are [VERY] generally, two schools of thought on Social Media and it’s future.   There are the skeptics who I call Type X thinkers, and the believers who I call Type Y thinkers.
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How to Get out of Your Blogging Hiatus, Funk, Sabbatical, or Whatever You Decided to Call It


Even though I’ve written before about social media narcissism and the echo chamber and how they lead to blogger burnout, I still found myself wanting to take a break from blogging (on a regular basis).  But the blogging itch never went away; I just got really busy and never really found the time to get back into it.  Now I’ve decided to ramp it up again; here are some ideas that helped me and may help you too.
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10 Top Tech and Social Media Blogs I’d Like to See Redesigned in 2009

blogredesigns There are some great blogs out there with killer content and a vast audience.  Unfortunately, the design of some of these blogs aren’t of the same caliber as their content.

I had TechCrunch and Scobleizer on the list but their recent redesigns look great!

Hopefully, without sounding like another design snob, I’d like to list some popular blogs that I hope get a redesign in 2009.

 

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