Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Software

+ - 'Wildfire' brings social news to Facebook

Submitted by
JohnGrahamCumming
JohnGrahamCumming writes "My newly released Wildfire application brings social news to Facebook by exploiting Facebook's social graph. Instead of "digging" stories, or "voting up/down", stories gain credibility only if you deem them worthy of being passed onto your friends. Wildfire offers users three views of the news: the news you and your friends deem interesting, the news that the great unwashed deem interesting and a random view. Randomness means that the Wisdom of Crowds is harnessed without succumbing to mob rule. And RSS integration means you can automatically bring your feeds to Facebook and pass on a subset of the stories. Personally, I started with the Slashdot feed."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

'Wildfire' brings social news to Facebook

Comments Filter:

Many people write memos to tell you they have nothing to say.

Working...