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AOL’s Lifestreaming Initiative Evolves with New AIM Beta Release

This is a guest post from reader Trae Blain. You can visit his site at traeblain.com. If you are interested in writing a guest post, just head on over to the contact page. AOL has recently rolled out changes to their popular AIM instant messaging service. Utilizing the skills and knowledge from their acquisition of …

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Taking New Lifestreaming Features from Bebo Out for a Spin

Today AOL owned Bebo social networking service released their initial implementation of Lifestreaming features to the service. This functionality was brought in after AOL’s purchase of Lifestreaming service SocialThing and I’m sure also based on features created for their buddyupdates service. Several sites have covered the news portion of the annoncement (links below) but I’m …

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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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SocialThing Version 2.0 Adds Features and Services

On the heels of a slew of new features with their recent 2.0 update, Socialthing has recently released some more. Added new services Brightkite, Plurk, Seesmic, and Guitar Hero Added several new shortcuts Visual color queues for new items in the Lifestream Visual icons detailing the types of account activity available for each service and publishing …

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Stop the FriendFeed vs. SocialThing Madness They’re Different

Up until now I’ve watched this battle rage from afar, shaking my head as I read most of the posts and comments that fueled it. The only reason these two services are being compared is because they are both Lifestreaming services that hit the limelight at the same time. The fact is that these are …

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