Links and Things: Web 2.0 Links for December 30th

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  • weblin makes you and others on the Web visible as small avatars. There are others on the same page you are on right now. Weblin opens a new and exciting world on every web site.

    tags: yaslc, Secondlife, avatar, web2.0, ideas

  • In the past few years, we have seen the explosion of “social”. Obviously, lots of people ask why. I feel that a lot of it boils down to simple human nature. People are social beings, regardless of their tendency towards introversion or extroversion. Introverts are social, just on a smaller scale, maybe even just one-on-one interactions. Everyone knows that extroverts are social, because everyone talks to them at some point during a party. On the internet, “social” is a little different. “Social” means the connections you make with friends and acquaintances on various sites on the internet. These sites could be social news like Digg, Mixx, etc. It could also be a social network like Facebook or LinkedIn. There are also lifestreaming and aggregation sites to combine your activity into one location.

    tags: geek, web2.0, socialnetworking

  • Each StatTweet account has the ability to send stats to Twitter users. You just need to send a reply to the team account your interested in using the syntax described below. A few minutes later that account will send a reply to you with the requested stats.

    tags: twitter, statistics, web2.0, ideas

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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