Larry Cannell

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by Larry Cannell  |  February 1, 2011  |  Comments Off

Distributed commenting systems for blogs and websites have been around for a few years but have not seen a huge uptake (relative to other popular services). With the potential of a distributed Facebook-based commenting system, there is speculation in the blogosphere over the future of distributed commenting pioneers such as DISQUS, livefyre, Echo, or IntenseDebate. [...]

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Facebook Messages: Notes and Initial Thoughts

by Larry Cannell  |  November 19, 2010  |  Comments Off

On Monday, Facebook announced a number of enhancements that will be coming to the popular social network’s messaging utility. Facebook Messages is a simple private messaging utility (similar to e-mail) that manages an ad-hoc conversation thread  — where the formality of a Facebook group is not available but exposure on a social stream is not [...]

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Pay Attention to Facebook Groups

by Larry Cannell  |  October 12, 2010  |  3 Comments

The blogosphere is worked-up again, this time over recent changes to Facebook Groups. Although I am skeptical, Facebook Groups is worth watching because the opportunities it could enable are huge. Here’s why. Many enterprises have been struggling to use their intranets for more than just pathways to applications or conduits for downloading documents (an intranet-as-plumbing [...]

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The Facebook-ing of Web Content | Information Optimized Blog

by Larry Cannell  |  May 18, 2010  |  Comments Off

It’s hard to argue the following prediction from Vivisimo’s Jerome Pesenti: Like it or not, the whole world is gravitating towards Facebook.  It’s not just your long-lost college roommates and people obsessed with Farmville.  The Washington Post now has the Facebook brand on its homepage, and market leaders like Coca-Cola are relying on Facebook to [...]

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