Bookmarks for May 4th through May 14th

These are my links for May 4th through May 14th:

  • Facebook Finally Calls Meeting on Privacy Strategy « Black Web 2.0 – I guess when you have over 400 million users you can afford to be arrogant – as Facebook is clearly demonstrating. Yes, there has been a flurry of news about people closing their accounts, but this represents a fraction of a percent of the total user base. I think the whole privacy thing is lost on the majority of users, not helped by the unnecessarily complex settings on Facebook. However, continued bad press like this – warranted or not – is not doing the company any good. That other company that 'does no evil' must be loving every minute of this!
  • Social Media Classroom – Welcome to the Social Media Classroom and Collaboratory.  It’s all free, as in both “freedom of speech” and “almost totally free beer.” We invite you to build on what we’ve started to create more free value.  The Social Media Classroom (we’ll call it SMC) includes a free and open-source (Drupal-based) web service that provides teachers and learners with an integrated set of social media that each course can use for its own purposes—integrated forum, blog, comment, wiki, chat, social bookmarking, RSS, microblogging, widgets , and video commenting are the first set of tools. 
  • Page2RSS – Create an RSS feed for any web page – Useful app for creating an RSS feed for pages that don't have an RSS subscribe options
  • Lovd By Less — Open Source Social Network — Who loves you, baby? – New social networks launch everyday, most start with the same basic features. Bloggers have wordpress, mephisto and other open source solutions. Lovd offers a free open source social network platform.
  • CoTweet Guide Twitter Business | The Social Media Guide – CoTweet is a powerful Twitter client that takes Twitter management to a whole new level. CoTweet focuses on businesses who use Twitter as well as power users with multiple accounts.

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