Last night at the offices of blogging software company Six…

January 9, 2009
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Last night at the offices of blogging software company Six Apart, engineers and social media specialists from a number of companies large and small met to discuss proposed standards for the future of “activity streams” – the system of displaying recent activities of your friends online. Think Facebook Newsfeed, the basic format of FriendFeed, or the kinds of update chronicles we’re seeing now on almost every social network around the web. (via G


Last night at the offices of blogging software company Six Apart, engineers and social media specialists from a number of companies large and small met to discuss proposed standards for the future of “activity streams” – the system of displaying recent activities of your friends online. Think Facebook Newsfeed, the basic format of FriendFeed, or the kinds of update chronicles we’re seeing now on almost every social network around the web. (via Google, Facebook, MySpace and More Meet to Talk Activity Streams – ReadWriteWeb)
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