Are you overwhelmed by your social networks? Do you feel there is just not enough time in the day to SuperPoke on Facebook, update your MySpace mood, add your Flickr pics, Plurk and follow fellow Twitterers? Today’s Wall Street Journal profiles “social Web browser” applications that can make your social networks work for you.
- Toolbar that runs on left-hand side of Firefox browser (will be on IE in July)
- Aggregates friends’ updates on Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed and Last.fm
- Chat on AIM, GTalk, MSN and Yahoo!
- Drag, Drop and Share videos you find on YouTube and MetaCafe and add pics to Flickr
- Universally update your profile status
- Interactive screen saver and desktop viewer called chirpscreen (Mac only runs viewer)
- Aggregates friends’ photo updates on Flickr, Facebook and Twitter
- Users can comment and share photos without stopping the screen saver
- Gives you live updates on eBay auction items you like
- Toolbar that runs on Firefox browser
- Aggregates friends’ updates on Facebook, Digg, Pownce, Twitter, del.icio.us, Magnolia, Blogger, Blogsome, LiveJournal, TypePad, WordPress and Xanga
- Check email on AOL, Gmail or Yahoo! Mail
- Media MiniBar has a scrollable filmstrip view of photo and video streams from YouTube, Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa, Piczo
- Toolbar that runs on top of Firefox and IE browsers
- Aggregates friends’ updates to MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, Digg and Twitter (coming soon: YouTube, Bebo, Orkut, LiveJournal, Flickr, Yelp and Flixster)
Any other sites or tools that help simplify your social networking world? Post a comment and give us your suggestions!