Connect faster and learn more with FriendFeed #BCMem 08-Nov-2008 1pm join in: tinyurl.com/ connectandlearn
Welcome to the session! <ul><li>Thanks for attending everyone! Contact me @dpritchett on Twitter if you'd like to add something. </li></ul><ul><li>I'm Daniel J. Pritchett. I write a blog on collaboration and community engagement at SharingAtWork.com . I work in software engineering for International Paper. </li></ul>
So what's FriendFeed? <ul><li>FriendFeed is a lifestream </li></ul><ul><li>FriendFeed is a social network </li></ul>
First glance: Lifestreaming <ul><li>Your online presence is fragmented. Splice the pieces back together with a personal lifestream. </li></ul>
FriendFeed as a social network <ul><li>Subscribe to a few Memphians on FriendFeed and your main page will weave their streams together. You'll be following multiple people in chronological order. </li></ul><ul><li>Most importantly, you'll also see items submitted by non-friends. These show up in your feed when your buddies share them by clicking " Like ". </li></ul>
Drown yourself in information <ul><li>Read and share to FriendFeed rooms devoted to different topics. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch rooms or lists in the new real-time view </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to any FriendFeeder who shows an interest in the topics you care about </li></ul><ul><li>Create imaginary friends to track a lifestream for someone who doesn't have their own FF stream </li></ul><ul><li>Dip into the Everyone page to drink updates from all FF users </li></ul>
Reshape the river of content <ul><li>Use lists to group your subscriptions by content like People who live in Memphis , People who work for FedEx , or People who willingly talk with me about college football on the Internet </li></ul>
<ul><li>Connect on the go with friendfeed.com/iphone or FFtoGo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Identify interesting people with FFHolic.com and other FriendFeed recommendation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Become a cool hunter by sharing wonderful things to FriendFeed via Del.icio.us bookmarks , Google Reader shared items , YouTube favorites , and more </li></ul><ul><li>Extend a conversation from Twitter to FriendFeed and back </li></ul>
How will you use FriendFeed? Let's talk about some things you'd like to do on FriendFeed and how to make them happen.
Add your own ideas here <ul><li>Anyone can contribute to this slideshow. Log in and share your own ideas ! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo pipes allow you to splice together feeds in fun ways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedburner provides good RSS enhancement and tracking options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FriendFeed offers widgets as a way to share out the streams you've created </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not sure you can suppress comments on FF </li></ul></ul>
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