Archive for the ‘meebo’ Category

Looking for My Ah-Ha Moment with Beluga (Group Messaging)

TweetI spend a large chunk of my day on my phone and away from my computer, running to and from meetings or pacing around the office. I also travel a lot, so I try to make sure I have a set of mobile communications tools I can use to stay on top of everything. Aside […]

Quick Thoughts on Instant Messaging for Social Networks – imo.im and social.im

TweetA GSB classmate of mine and fellow ex-Googler of mine is one of the co-founders of Mogad, the team behind social.im. I’ve been playing with the tool a bit for the last week or so and it’s fun. Just some random thoughts about the whole space. 1. I have a lot of friends on Facebook […]

Are Sidebars the Next Widgets?

TweetLately, I’ve gotten a bit fatigued with installing widgets on my various social networking pages. But what I have found very intriguing is the revitalization of an old concept – the browser sidebar. There are a number of services that I use where the content is of personal interest to me and very dynamic. I’ve […]

The iPhone and the Fat Head of Mobile Content

TweetI continue to be impressed by the way in which the iPhone is tackling the “fat head” (as opposed to the “long tail”) of web content. For a phone with fewer than 1 million units as its installed base, the iPhone has done a remarkable job in doing something that few, if any, other mobile […]

New Yahoo Messenger for the Web – If it Looks Like a Meebo and Walks like a Meebo…

TweetI just logged into the new Yahoo! Web Messenger, the webified version of Yahoo Messenger. It looks surprisingly (or perhaps not surprisingly) like the Meebo interface, with the exception of the advertisement panel featured prominently on the righthand side of the page. It also allows you to connect with MSN contacts, has an integrated search […]