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ok, email that you want, just not right now. tasty morsels, but you end up sending it to spam or ﬁltering it out. there’s got to be a better way to get your daily nutritional needs met.
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Icon the social network game is a farse. all we know how to do is accrue friends. where’s the value in that? not to mention the invite problem.
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Icon identity consolidation. we’re fragmented. our identities are smeared across the web and yet every social network seems to increasingly need to know all of our dierent accounts!
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Icon Icon The grand daddy of them all... RSS is simply not enough. The result: your service looks like crap. And you feel like crap. It’s the common cold of the social web. If RSS is the best thing we’ve got to ﬁght this, we’re doomed.
Administering so let’s take a
look. if you were to actually implement this today, you’d simply tweak your ATOM feeds and advertise them on your user’s proﬁle pages... which hopefully supports openid.
Sign in to follow Dave!
Let’s say I met Dave ata conference. I visit davidrecordon.com, his website. Take a look around... I decide I want to follow his activities
I sign in to Dave’s
site with my OpenID Before I’m sent back from my provider, I’m asked whether I want to follow Dave
Add contact Dave Recordon Add
subscriptions Worst username evar. Contact details San Francisco, CA Status updates davidrecordon.com Photos Bookmarks Your message (optional) Blogs Hi there! We met that conference last daveman692 week. I’ve subscribed to your updates on my site. Six Apart Location -Chris Music Movies Slide presentations Events Travel Local reviews Books Access requires permission from Dave Inspired by Jyri Engeström I say yes, and am asked which activity types I’m interested in...
Dave’s contact details, photos and
location are protected. Would you like to request access to these items? Please note that Dave may deny your request. No thanks OK Should any of the selected types be protected, I will be asked whether I want to request access
? ✔ If I say
OK, an OAuth request will be sent which Dave will later be able to approve, deny or ignore ...And Dave’s public activities will show up in my activities dashboard. ...And if Dave later approves my request, his protected activities will show up too
Social Inbox my request went
to dave’s social inbox where he can learn more about me (from my activities) and check out whatever else is going on. facebook is basically a giant social inbox. but i want this to work on the open web.