Do you have a hard time keeping up with all news topics that interest you, and staying on top of multiple news websites? Do you wish you could browse news of the world around you more like the way you browse your friend’s news on Facebook? Wavii.com is a personalized news website that gives you status updates that you can comment on and share, on interesting topics of your choice, displayed in a Facebook like news feed. According to Wavii:
Keep up with everything you care about in a personalized news feed. Wavii automatically creates status updates for your favorite politicians, celebrities, gadgets, and more. These updates highlight what’s happening, like a political victory, dramatic breakup, startup acquisition, or new app release, so you’re in the know and can discuss with friends. The more you follow, the more active and personalized your news feed becomes. The same way you follow your friends on Facebook, you follow everything else on Wavii.
Wavii also has an app for iPhone and a blog.
Do some of your friends post every boring detail of their lives on social networking websites? Does it seem like it takes forever to weed through all the pointless drivel on your news feed to find a few interesting posts? KnowAbout.It is an online service that analyzes the content from your various news feeds on social networking sites, cuts out the inane garbage, and leaves you with only the most interesting and relevant posts. According to Know about it:
The social web is an incredibly busy place that never stops. As a person that has to take time to work, eat, and sleep (not to mention relax and have fun) it’s easy to miss so much of the good stuff passing through your social streams every day. Know about it helps fix this problem by collecting all the links passing through your social streams 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. As we collect these links, we also perform a bunch of analysis on each one to determine which are most likely to be of interest to you. The end result is a lot of quick and simple ways to stay up with the best stuff passing through your social streams, but on your own schedule and based on your personal interests!
Know about it also has a blog.
Are you a member of multiple social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin? Do you sometimes find it difficult to juggle it all and keep track of everything? HootSuite.com is social media dashboard that lets individuals and teams keep track of and post to multiple social networks from one place. According to HootSuite:
HootSuite is the Social Media Dashboard! Rather than being a social network, HootSuite allows you to connect to multiple social networks from one website. HootSuite helps organizations use the social web to launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages across multiple channels. Using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard, teams can collaboratively schedule updates to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, WordPress and other social networks via web, desktop or mobile platforms plus track campaign results and industry trends to rapidly adjust tactics.
HootSuite has many features including: the ability to monitor and post to multiple social networks from a single dashboard, custom analytics, multiple contributors with separate passwords, pre-schedule status updates and posts, RSS integration, custom dashboards, and more. There are apps for iPhone/ iPad, BlackBerry, and Android, and there are browser extentions for Firefox and Google Chrome. HootSuite also has a blog.
Do you sometimes struggle to think up witty status updates for your favorite social networking sites? Are your status updates getting a little boring and predictable? Generatus.com is a website that generates fun and clever status updates for Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites. According to Generatus:
How many hours have you wasted trying to think of something suitably witty, funny and original for your status on Facebook or Twitter? Let’s face it, a status like “Dave is mowing the lawn” or “Kate is asleep” is not going to impress that huge entourage of friends you’ve amassed. Never fear! Your days of boring status updates are over… You will be served up a brand new, sparkly status all ready to be copied and pasted into Facebook, Twitter or whichever social networking site you like best.
You can generate a shiny new status simply by entering your name, indicating your gender, and clicking “generate.” For a more specific status you can fill in a topic under Tag Filter. If you can’t think of a good topic you can find one in the Tag Cloud.
Love Facebook? Do you find the the most bizarre posts to be the most entertaining and want see more? WhatTheFacebook.com is a website that posts the craziest and most amusing posts, comments, and photos from Facebook. According to What The Facebook:
What The Facebook features funny, awkward & bizarre posts from the social networking site Facebook… We don’t limit it to just fails… The stuff we’ll post ranges quite a lot – they can be anything from funny or witty status updates, to awkward stuff, to fails, to fights and arguments – basically anything that’s a bit unusual!
Categories include: Funny, WTF, Fail, Fights, Awkward, and Photos. Think your Facebook friend’s posts are amusing enough to be on the site? Simply send in a screen shot and What The Facebook will blur out names and faces.