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Choose your Lifestreaming Service Carefully. Swurl.com is No More

I found out yesterday that Swurl.com has shut down. Swurl isn’t the first Lifestreaming service to go the way of go dark. They join several others which I update on my Lifestreaming services listing page. But in this case it was a little surprising considering that the service received quite a bit of fanfare when …

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New Open Source App AmpliFeeder Brings Beautiful Visualizations for Your Lifestream

I was recently contacted by Jon Paul Davies about a new open source Lifestreaming app called AmpliFeeder which he’s working on. He’s a longtime reader of the site and was nice enough to provide me with an early look at it. First off it will initially be a downloadable app which you will need to …

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FriendFeed and Other Lifestreaming Services Need Filtering & Segmentation

Last year ther conversation had already started on how to tame the social media firehose. There were many discussions from folks about noisy data. We were still in the early statges of adoption so concerns at the time hadn’t really penetrated to too many users. It was mainly those that chose to track a redonkulous …

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