tirsdag den 26. august 2008

Fwix: Your Local Feed

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For you and for me and the entire human race.


Ars Technica interviews the CEO of Fwix an app that aggregates feeds for specific cities (26 now). Darian Shirazi is an ex-FaceBooker. The app, for now is Web-based, but an iPhone version is coming. The big "feature" for now is the ability to comment on a feed item. The feeds themselves involve jobs, events, news, etc. filtered from sources like "New York Times articles, Yahoo Upcoming events, Orbitz deals, Craigslist posts, Indeed job listings, Brightkite social network updates, geotagged Flickr photos, and even videos from YouTube and Vimeo." It's like FriendFeed for a city - but someone else, not you, picks the feeds. The business model is advertising based, but will be tied in time not just to geography but the specific feed.


Read more: http://apb.directionsmag.com/archives/4694-Fwix-Your-Local-Feed.html

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