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A Retrospective on the 10th Anniversary of Lifestream Blog

The Birth of Lifestreams I created Lifestream Blog on March 17, 2007. The initial purpose of the site was to be a resource for people who wanted to aggregate personal content onto their own page. This included original content (blog posts, videos, photos), social media (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, etc.) along with activity on sites (listens, likes, …

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Klout is a Good Start But We Need More Ingredients for an Influencer Recipe

There is much talk about measuring influence lately. Most of the discussions surrounding it are based around people’s activity on social media services. Klout is a service that has emerged as a current leader when it comes to trying to determine influence for people. They do a pretty good job of calculating this based on …

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Why the Checkin Has Gotten a Bad Rap and Its Importance to Lifestreaming

I have been seeing quite a bit of negative feedback or confusion lately regarding the usage of checkin services. Two blog posts I read recently from Louis Gray and John Battelle offer great details describing their usage and experience with Foursquare. Louis stated: For me, as I’ve watched this phenomenon, expecting to be dragged into …

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