[FoRK] I've joined the modern era

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Sun Feb 1 12:57:53 PST 2009


On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 3:47 PM, B.K. DeLong <bkdelong at pobox.com> wrote:
> There's a lot of whitelist/blacklist security features and the ability to
> disability notification from all or some applications....so, yeah, I'd say
> so. And on the news feed...if you create FOAF Relationship schema-like
> Friends Groups you can just filter the feed to show what those groups are up
> to or you can see a live feed of all your friends rather than the standard
> one which seems to be based on some algorhythm of who and what you look at
> most.
>
> They're making it smarter AND putting the user in control of what they can
> see.

It is all still pretty damn black-box, though; I'm not convinced
anyone can actually figure out what those privacy/filtering settings
actually do.

Possibly either damning or high praise: think of it like
twitter+flickr+evite, but actually used by non-nerds.

Luis


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