[wp-hackers] AWE

Braydon ronin at braydon.com
Tue Oct 4 01:49:55 UTC 2011

On 10/03/2011 06:46 PM, Brian Layman wrote:
> 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?
Yes, that is the idea. Email is two-way, so this is for two-way blog 
posting. It would be possible to be an aggregate only.

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