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Social networking prediction for 2008

One of the pied-pipers of social networking is making some predictions about where the most talked about technology of 2007 is heading in the new year. In his blog post, Marc Canter proclaimed, "All software is about people and now all software will have social features in it.

December 31, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Twitter now officially part of the live web

Dennis Howlett comments that Twitter gain business cred after the recent assassination of Benazir Bhutto. He notes that when Katrina struck, blogs sprung into action spreading the news, but Twitter has proven far faster at relaying reaction.

December 29, 2007 by Phil Windley


New to know: Looking back on 2007 and forward for 2008

Notable headlines:As the year winds down, bloggers around the world are looking back on the year in technology and making some predictions about what's around the corner. ZDNet bloggers are applying the wisdom of the readers, discussing the most popular posts of the year.

December 28, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Which part of "share" didn't you understand?

It seems like everyone is just dying to add social features to their online tools these days. One example: Google recent move to expose your "shared" items from Google Reader to your Gmail contacts.

December 26, 2007 by Phil Windley


Mozilla floats Weave as Web platform

Mozilla is expanding its browser platform into new realms, creating APIs and a portable storehouse for bookmarks, customizations, passwords, histories, preferences and other metadata. Just like Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and others, Mozilla wants its platform, called Weave, to serve as a kind of a Web operating system, managing basic services for users (more on Techmeme).

December 22, 2007 by Dan Farber