…or maybe not.
Anyway, when TechCrunch’s Mike Arrington shows up on your MBL widget, something’s brewing:
I am making an educated guess that it’s got something to do with the MyBlogLog post I put up.
And I see that Mike has just put up an update that MyBlogLog founder Eric Marcoullier’s new project, Gnip (or gnip central to be exact).
No official word on Eric’s personal blog.
The Gnip Central site which will focus on “Web 2.0 Infrastructure” is still in stealth mode.
You can however, check out Gnip’s entry in the CrunchBase.
I’m sure there’ll be more updates on TechCrunch in time to come.
Last Friday, blog social network MyBlogLog co-founder Eric Marcoullier posted on the official MyBlogLog blog his “So Long and Thanks For All The Fish” post, announcing he would be leaving the company with the most commonly displayed blog widget, a company which Yahoo! acquired for $10 million earlier in the year.
Every MyBlogLog blogger will have some relationship with Eric. After all he’s the default “friend” when you join the network.
With Eric’s departure, will new MBL members be greeted by Yahoo! Community Manager Robyn Tippins?
It was just a little over a month ago that MyBlogLog ran their ad on StandoutJobs to hire two wickedly good developers.
In the video ad, Eric, seen with MyBlogLog co-founder Todd Sampson were talking about the atmosphere at the young company, and it’s a pity to see Eric’s departure.
He’ll be gradually phasing to becoming one of the bloggers in the MBL community, creating the moniker bpm140 and will be blogging over at marcoullier.com.
I’m thinking bpm140 could be an abbreviation for (more…)
Yahoo! blog community service MyBlogLog has added tagging to its arsenal of killer app features. An innovative use is the ability to tag spammer and regulate the flow of overzealous mass messaging within the service.
The new tagging feature allows you, as well as other MyBlogLog members to issue tags to your personal and community profile.
For example, someone could tag you as “SEO Expert”, making you easier to find.
As a set of common tags proliferate, I can see tagging as the basis of creating another level of connection within the community.
Here’s what MyBlogLog founder Eric Marcoullier’s tagging profile looks like:
I created a fictious “mamalemon” tag on my personal profile and entered that keyword into the MyBlogLog search engine. It didn’t find my profile (it reported zero results).
Would tags show up in the MBL search results?
I’d think it makes for a more (more…)