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Review: Flock--Open Source Social Media Browser

Mar 10, 2008, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark R. Hinkle)

"If you are a social media hound you probably have a Flickr Uploader, a web browser chock full of extensions, maybe a Twitter client like Twhirl, and a slew of other tools for interacting on the web. Maybe it's time to consolidate all these tools into your web browser. That's where Flock comes in it's a web browser for the collaborative web.

"Flock is an open source web browser built on the same Mozilla architecture that Firefox is built on so many of Flock's features should be familiar, like tab-based browsing and the ability to add extensions. However, there are a number of cool new features that appeal to the social networking crowd Flock: Open Source Social Media Web Browser. First their are additional tools that can displayed in a tool bar on the left hand side of your browser (RSS reader, People feed, Web Clipboard, and a media bar that displays your photos and video across the top of your browser window..."

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