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NewsForge: Flock Beta Rocks

Jun 19, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"Flock is a 'social browser' built on the Firefox code base, which integrates blogging, photo sharing with Flickr or Photobucket, 'favorites' (a.k.a. bookmarks) using del.icio.us or Shadows, and other collaborative features. Last November I took a look at an early Flock release, and found it to be interesting, if a little bit rough. The Flock folks have been hard at work, and the new Flock beta release looks solid enough to be a must for users who spend a great deal of time blogging, sharing pictures, or using services like del.icio.us.

"Most of Flock's functions are already available via Firefox extensions, but extensions carry a few problems. First of all, since they're developed separately from Firefox, they tend to get outdated when the Mozilla folks update Firefox and the extension developers fall behind..."

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