Similar to what Splashcast once did with its Facebook application (which has since been discontinued), Ffwd gives you the option to import a specific video feed, be it your favorites or all videos you've uploaded, and turn it into a content channel. This means you can have it automatically post to your Facebook wall every time you upload a new clip. You cannot, however, select individual clips to be sent to your … Read more
Twitmatic is a new video aggregator from the creators of Ffwd. It taps into Twitter's public stream and pulls together a grouping of videos people have posted in their Tweets. It's powered by the same technology that runs Ffwd, which means you can skip to the next video when you get bored of the one you're watching.
Videos come from a number of different providers, and just like on the Ffwd app, they're sized to fit within a 640x440 player window, meaning the rest of the Twitmatic UI won't change when you switch videos. While … Read more
When you share a video on the site, or even just watch one, the service can optionally blast your activity to your Twitter followers. There's also a new bookmarklet that makes it easy to share any video link on Twitter without actually going to the Ffwd site itself.
I suppose if I find a video I really want to share, on either Ffwd or elsewhere on the Web, it's cool that I can now easily Twitter that out to my followers. And it is interesting to think about how Twitter … Read more
At Tuesday's Under the Radar conference in Mountain View, Calif., start-up junkie Patrick Koppula took to the stage to pitch his latest effort called Ffwd. I briefly mentioned it in a roundup of other companies, but it's worth digging a little deeper into what could become an incredibly addictive way to watch Web videos on your computer and at home on your big-screen television.
Ffwd is taking a page from recommendation/browsing service StumbleUpon by offering a way for people to click on a single button and instantly jump to new content. It's the kind of activity … Read more
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--The second to the last group rounding up Tuesday's presentations at the Under the Radar conference comes from all walks of Web services. There's a tool to post your baby photos, one to have artists and creative types scramble to create something for you, an upcoming video channel surfing app, and one that organizes all your files online and off.
CrowdSpring, a start-up we listed as one to watch, is a marketplace for creative ideas. The site lets you put out a project and get it crowd-sourced. The winner gets cash and potentially a job … Read more