FriendFeed Flaws – The Wrong Kind Of Attention Grabbing

lumps or clumps of content

I did mention FriendFeed in a recent Blogcatalog post regarding their activity widgets, and have been looking at it in a little more depth.

There are lots of posts about how wonderful it is, or pointless but very few delving into some of the flaws or missing features. I know they have support and feedback on Google Groups… but I hate Google Groups, and the feedback from the groups isn’t necessarily making it out into the blogosphere.

MyBlogLog Social Activity Time Line Disappoints

MyBlogLog Social Activity Stream Bugs

I normally include a disclosure at the end of my posts relating to Blogcatalog and MyBlogLog, because I want to preserve as much impartiality as possible.
I have always tried to give them equal coverage, and whatever financial benefit I gain from working a little closer with Blogcatalog behind the scenes I try not to influence my opinion. If I was writing paid reviews about them, or had accepted direct advertising, I would have earned a lot more than I will probably receive long term if you factor in associated risk.

New MyBlogLog Community Widget

New MyblogLog Widget

MyBlogLog have introduced a new interactive widget

New MyblogLog Widget

With the recently introduced API still in closed beta, I can only imagine they are going to add a little more to the information panel in the future to expose your activities in the “social cloud”.

Blogcatalog SezWho Partnership – Passes MyBlogLog Traffic

Blogcatalog Alexa 3 year

Blogcatalog SezWhoFor the last few weeks Blogcatalog have been driving full steam with new features, and today announce a partnership with SezWho, the comment and reputation ranking platform.

I have been slacking a little over the last month on the updates, so time to play catch up.