Connect Faster And Learn More With Friend Feed


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Your online presence is fragmented. Splice the pieces back together with a personal lifestream.

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Connect Faster And Learn More With Friend Feed

  1. 1. Connect faster and learn more with FriendFeed #BCMem  08-Nov-2008 1pm join in: connectandlearn
  2. 2. 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 .  I work in software engineering for International Paper. </li></ul>
  3. 3. So what's FriendFeed? <ul><li>FriendFeed is a lifestream </li></ul><ul><li>FriendFeed is a social network </li></ul>
  4. 4. First glance: Lifestreaming <ul><li>Your online presence is fragmented.  Splice the pieces back together with a personal lifestream. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Joe Spake 's lifestream
  6. 6. 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 &quot; Like &quot;. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Effortless friend of friend connections
  8. 8. 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>
  9. 9. Now, make FriendFeed work for you
  10. 10. 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>
  11. 11. Curate and publish your own topics
  12. 12. Participate in moderated groups
  13. 13. Trade ideas with thought leaders
  14. 14. Crowdsource your ideas
  15. 15. Search your own archives - or everyone's
  16. 16. Where do I go from here?
  17. 17. <ul><li>Connect on the go with or   </li></ul><ul><li>Identify interesting people with   and other FriendFeed recommendation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Become a cool hunter by sharing wonderful things to FriendFeed via bookmarks , Google Reader shared items , YouTube favorites , and more </li></ul><ul><li>Extend a conversation from Twitter to FriendFeed and back </li></ul>
  18. 18. How will you use FriendFeed? Let's talk about some things you'd like to do on FriendFeed and how to make them happen.
  19. 19. 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>