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facebook f-Ucking Around Newsfeed: Sid Harth
Facebook newsfeed can be a bit boring but Fmeme can change that
Because of the way that Facebook is designed, it automatically surfaces the most interesting content coming into your individual stream. What it doesn’t do is go out and look at all of the content on Facebook and show you whats cool or interesting, however if you want to explore popular Facebook shares on your own, check out Fmeme.
The site takes an approach similar to Digg, but instead of Diggs it tracks Facebook likes and scrapes other social sharing sites like Topsy, Stumbleupon and Reddit. The more that people have liked and shared a link, the higher on the list it will be. The likes are presented in a popular stream that can be narrowed down to just today, since yesterday or the last 7 days. You can also view the popular topics in categories like arts, entertainment, gaming, technology and more.
If you want to get a custom stream of popular stories you can even build your own ‘channel’ by logging in and setting it to a category. You can also submit content that you find interesting directly to Fmeme. If you just want to narrow down what topics that you’re presented, tick off the channels on the right to remove them from the standard popular stream.
If you’re a huge Digg fan or really into Reddit, then Fmeme might not be for you. But if you hang out on Facebook a lot and want to see whats being shared there and pass along interesting links to your friends in their streams, its definitely worth heading over to Fmeme to give it a whirl.
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This entry was posted on July 14, 2011, 9:01 am and is filed under Informative Report, Internet, Social Media, Social Networking, Twitter. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.