Just when you thought this topic was dead, I’m here to drudge it back up again. I’ve attempted to analyze my commenting behaviour; I want to explain the situations in which I’m more likely to comment on original blog posts versus on FriendFeed.
A lot is still being made of the discussions happening in FriendFeed that some feel should belong on the actual post. Recently, the discussion over "fragmented comments" has been revived in posts from Fred Wilson, Matthew Ingram, and Allen Stern. Allen suggests that when FriendFeeders see the content, they should go back to the original […]
Marshall McLuhan (a Canadian) coined the phrase "the medium is the message" to describe that the profound impact of television and other media on society was more important than the impact of the content itself. Recently, a lot of discussion has been taking place about FriendFeed‘s noise versus its signal. I contend that the impact […]
125220948YackTrack is the next step in the evolution of the conversation. I just read about this on Regular Geek via Corvida and Rob Diana. The service allows you too see comments on your post across a variety of services including Digg, Disqus, FriendFeed, Mixx, StumbleUpon, Technorati, and WordPress blogs, with plans for expansion.
There’s so much discussion about comment fragmentation here , here, and here (ironically there are plenty of comments on each of the original posts). But what’s the big fuss?