TAG: Technorati

Use of “Social” Exploding

Here’s an indication that the word “social” is becoming significant to lots of people:

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7 Reasons Why Web Apps Fail

A few ideas about why some of the web apps out there fail.

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The Del.icio.us Lesson

Personal value precedes network value.

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Tech.Memeorandum’s Filtering Illustrates Web 2.0′s Most Important Skill

On your first glance at the tech.memeorandum home page, you won’t see anything all that special. You’ll see some links to blog items down the left-hand side labeled “Top Items”, and some smaller links to the right labeled “New Item Finder”. It looks like a hundred other blog aggregators being released nowadays…no big deal, right? […]

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Web (Wide | Live) Web

Doc Searls has a nice writeup of Blog Search engines, including the new Google Blog Search, IceRocket, PubSub, Technorati, Blogpulse, and A9.

He answers the question: What’s the difference between a Wide Web Search and a Live Web Search?

The difference? Syndication. I wonder how long that distinction will last.

Selfish Tagging

Thomas Vander Wal makes some great comments on my latest post: Technorati Tags: What Are They Really?. He points to something that has been nagging at me, that the most useful tagging being done is selfish… It’s not nagging me because it’s selfish. I’m not sure selfish is even the word, because it implies a […]

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Technorati Tags: What Are They Really?

Round and round we go, where we’ll stop, nobody knows! The crazy game of tags gets crazier. What are Technorati tags really? And should we use them now that categories are being indexed in the same way? Jeff Jarvis has started another good conversation about tagging over at Buzzmachine. (He started another good conversation about […]

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Interface Remixers will Pay for Privilege of APIs

Jonathan Boutelle brings up an interesting point after attending the BayCHI Web2.0 panel the other day: the Web 2.0 companies heavily promoting their APIs (Technorati, Flickr, Google) are glad to have developers create interesting new interfaces out of them…unless you want to make money from that interface. This discussion is just the tip of the […]

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How to Know if a Post is Interesting (or Not)

Last week I published two posts that had very different results. One post was a pointer post to my buddy Jeff’s web site. I wrote it very quickly because there was not much to say other than to point to his site. Another post was about tagging called Technorati and Del.icio.us Tagging: A Quick Comparison […]

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