homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.166.116.36
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Community Building and User Generated Content
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: rogerd

Community Building and User Generated Content Forum

    
Google Gets Social With "Shared Stuff"
engine

WebmasterWorld Administrator engine us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month



 
Msg#: 3457156 posted 2:15 pm on Sep 21, 2007 (gmt 0)

[google.com...]

Without a fanfare, Google Tries out "Shared Stuff"

Clicking the Share button summons a pop-up that offers three choices: Share, Email and More. The Share section lets you add the Web page to your "My Shared Stuff page" and make it "publicly visible". You can also add a comment. The More button provides "More ways to share this page" including Facebook, Furl, Delicious and Reddit.

Google Shared Stuff [blogs.guardian.co.uk]

What do you think of it?

 

lorenzinho2

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3457156 posted 7:34 pm on Sep 21, 2007 (gmt 0)

This feature on Facebook works quite nicely - I have a little browser extension that I use all the time to share stuff with my friends.

But without knowing our "social graph" via a social network with critical mass (unless you are Brazilian), I'm not sure how useful its going to be.

Why would I expect my friends to go to a special shared stuff page on Google, when the same functionality is already in place and integrated with sorts of other stuff on Facebook?

Google has sort of dropped the ball on community stuff in general - rolling out cool community features is not going to help, if you don't have the community to leverage it.

lorenzinho2

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3457156 posted 10:07 pm on Sep 21, 2007 (gmt 0)

Oh. This feature makes a bit more sense based on what was just reported on TechCrunch.

trooper27

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3457156 posted 12:11 pm on Oct 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

That is something that was expected to happen. It was just a matter of time for its implementation.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Community Building and User Generated Content
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved