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Facebook wastes no time putting FriendFeed to work

The newly acquired start-up has become the face (pun intended) of not just Facebook's further development of real-time streaming technology but also its forays into the open-source community.

By September 23, 2009


Facebook open-sources real-time FriendFeed facet

Company makes real-time technology of new acquisition open source. Developers interested in incorporating Tornado into their Web service can do that now.

By September 10, 2009


FriendFeed features that Facebook needs to absorb

Does Facebook's acquisition of FriendFeed mean we're going to see some FriendFeed features coming to Facebook soon? We examine a few that would work.

By August 10, 2009


FriendFeed updates design, e-mail publishing tools

FriendFeed's new look is now live to all users. The service has also updated its sharing-by-e-mail features to allow for direct messaging between users.

By April 29, 2009


Mixed reactions to FriendFeed overhaul

The social-network feed aggregator launched a new beta design. Some people don't like it. Some people do. Opinions don't seem to be too strong in either direction yet.

By April 6, 2009


FriendFeed's redesign makes entire site real-time

A new design puts the focus on search and viewing content in real time across the entire FriendFeed site. Find out what's new and better.

By April 6, 2009


FriendFeed launches AIR-powered desktop notifier

FriendFeed has a new way for users to eyeball new updates. A desktop notifier, built on top of Adobe's AIR runtime will feed you a never-ending stream of updates.

By March 13, 2009


New FriendFeed feature gives my in-box a headache

What happens when aggregator FriendFeed lets members import their Twitter contacts? Lots and lots and lots of e-mail notifications.

By January 21, 2009


Twitter friend finder for FriendFeed gets official

FriendFeed now has a built-in tool that will take a look at your Twitter buddies and see if they're also using FriendFeed. Previously you had to use third-party utilities to do this.

By January 20, 2009


Facebook buys FriendFeed: Quicker than nicking its ideas

Facebook has bought FriendFeed, the real-time content-sharing service. All of FriendFeed's best features appearing on Facebook in 5-4-3-2-1...

By August 11, 2009