Google Buzz copied FriendFeed’s worst features, why?

OK, now I’ve had a bit of time to play with Google Buzz and everywhere I look I see a badly-executed copy of FriendFeed. With two important exceptions: 1. Google Buzz actually has a lot of users and much better information flowing through its veins. There’s a reason that FriendFeed doesn’t have many users: it … Continue reading Google Buzz copied FriendFeed’s worst features, why?

Back to Blogging Week (no FriendFeed/Twitter for a week?)

Sorry for being gone so long. It’s clear I have spent too much time on social networks. Been hanging out on FriendFeed and Twitter and not blogging. I’m not the only one, Steve Rubel, famous PR blogger, said he’s giving up his blog for lifestreaming. Jeremiah Owyang, the other night, told me I was losing … Continue reading Back to Blogging Week (no FriendFeed/Twitter for a week?)

Facebook: still a data roach motel when compared to Twitter and friendfeed?

Twitter has done something really remarkable: they have made the entire database of Tweets available to other companies. My favorite friendfeed is one of the beneficiaries of that “firehose” of data. You can watch my Tweets go from Twitter to friendfeed and back again. Oh, and friendfeed makes its firehose available to Twitter in return. … Continue reading Facebook: still a data roach motel when compared to Twitter and friendfeed?