[wp-hackers] AWE

Brian Layman wp-hackers at thecodecave.com
Tue Oct 4 01:46:12 UTC 2011

On 10/3/2011 9:23 PM, Braydon wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been working on a free software solution to social networking. 
> Many projects are focused on starting from scratch, such as; Freedom 
> Box, StatusNet, Diaspora, and Libre.fm. My approach is different 
> because I am planning on building upon what is currently already at 
> the heart of social media, WordPress, and just fixing one problem --- 
> those pesky share buttons everywhere. I have just completed PHASE 1 of 
> the project, and would like to make this the first public release, 
> which does not include all the required features.
> In the same way that people will post links of WordPress posts to 
> Social Media websites, the goal of this is to automatically cross-post 
> to a community of websites for promotional purposes and is a 
> distributed method for online marketing campaigns. This will not  
> require a visitor to leave to visit the post, since it is copied 
> verbatim, and does not require users to be either a member of a 
> network or not a member. This will serve as two-way posting making it 
> possible for a dialog between separate websites and community 
> organization. I am terming it "networked media" to be distinguished 
> from "social media".

Am I understanding correctly that the point is for you to create a post 
that is automatically remote posted to X other blogs at the same time X 
other blogs are automatically posting to your site?

Brian Layman

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