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Introducing the Locker Project. An Open Lifestreaming Platform for the Future

Last week Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb wrote a story about The Locker Project which is a new activity data capturing application. You can go there and read the full post (after you’re done here of course) and learn about the team at Singly working on this and the 1st place award they won at the …

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4 Ways to Backup Your Twitter, Facebook, and other Social Media Accounts Data

A common thread I’ve heard by people who use social media services are the concerns of how to access their archived data or what could happen if the service ceased to exist. In the case of photos and videos I personally always have local versions that are usually much higher resolution than the versions I …

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Former MyBlogLog Product Manager Details How to Export Your Data

Amidst rumors of a possible shutdown, former MyBlogLog Product Manager Ian Kennedy wrote a helpful post today for users of the service. He provided details outlining ways to both export your data from the service as well as finding alternatives for some of the features. His post covers the following topics: Grab your Stats Tighten …

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Cliqset FeedProxy Feed Normalizer Compliant with ActivityStreams

Awesome development reported by Marshall Kirkpatrick about Cliqset pushing Lifestreaming (and the ActivityStreams) initiatives further along. That means activities from all those services can be read in a common language and 3rd party services can slice and dice them to create new user experiences. Several high-profile applications have already begun consuming activity feeds republished through …

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Concept Map for a New Yahoo Lifestreaming Platform?

I just came across this image on Flickr tonight (via Andy Murdoch) that shows a concept map for what is described as Yahoo’s “Vitality” Lifestreaming Platform. Image courtesy of Flickr user Solderant (Bryce Glass) The concept map was created by Yahoo Interaction Designer Bryce Glass. The image was uploaded to Flickr just today but it’s …

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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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Major Developments Continue to Bring Lifestreaming to the Mainstream

It was October of last year when I wrote about a Wired story talking about Plaxo Pulse that generated some of the first rumblings of Lifestreaming entering into the mainstream. Then in January I asked if 2008 would bring Lifestreaming to the masses. Clearly it had now become “Wired” which is a little scary as that sometimes means that …

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