A website today is essential to market your business and ideas. Practically everyone has Internet access these days so you can reach many many people. If you have a message, you can send it out through your website.
Since a few days ago it is now possible to apply for a new email account on Facebook. Social Networking Giant Facebook has announced that its new email service is called ‘Social Inbox’ and it is now available to everyone who applies for it.
This new email service may be a ‘Gmail killer’ as some have said, though of course Gmail is much more interlinked with many Google services (federated services with one login).
The origins of RSS take us back in time when both Microsoft and Netscape looked at the web as a static entity that could be catalogued, defined and fixed in “channels” (eg Microsoft’s Channel Definition Format – CDF). Traces of the “channel” terminology can still be found in the RSS protocol. Continue reading “RSS – The Glue of Web 2.0”→