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FriendFeed was a real-time feed aggregator that consolidated updates from social media and social networking websites, social bookmarking websites, blogs and microblogging updates, as well as any type of RSS/Atom feed.

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FriendFeed was a real-time feed aggregator that consolidated updates from social media and social networking websites, social bookmarking websites, blogs and microblogging updates, as well as any type of RSS/Atom feed.
Among the most notable services are Twitter, Tumblr, FriendFeed, Plurk, Jaiku and identi.ca.

Simple Update Protocol

Employees of FriendFeed created the Simple Update Protocol to reduce the load put on sites by aggregators such as theirs.
Simple Update Protocol, or SUP, was a protocol developed by FriendFeed to simplify and speed up RSS and Atom.

Bret Taylor

It was created by Bret Taylor, Jim Norris, Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh.
Taylor left Google in June 2007 to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence, where he and Jim Norris, another former Google employee, created the social network web site FriendFeed.

Tornado (web server)

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Friendfeed was built on top of Tornado.
It was developed for use by FriendFeed; the company was acquired by Facebook in 2009 and Tornado was open-sourced soon after.

Paul Buchheit

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It was created by Bret Taylor, Jim Norris, Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh.
Leaving Google in 2006, Buchheit started FriendFeed, which was launched in 2007 and was acquired by Facebook in 2009 in a private transaction.

Social networking service

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FriendFeed was a real-time feed aggregator that consolidated updates from social media and social networking websites, social bookmarking websites, blogs and microblogging updates, as well as any type of RSS/Atom feed.

Locker (software)

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* Locker, an open source alternative that aimed to provide a similar, but more ambitious service.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Itpints

The sources ItPints uses for its search engine are: Twitter, Friendfeed, YouTube, Vimeo, Reddit, Flickr, Digg, Plurk, among others.

Ben Darnell

Prior to his work at Cockroach Labs, he worked for tech companies that include FriendFeed, Facebook, Brizzly, Dropbox, Viewfinder, and Square, Inc..

Quip (software)

Quip
Quip was founded by Bret Taylor, co-creator of Google Maps, CEO of FriendFeed, and former Facebook CTO, along with Kevin Gibbs, who founded Google App Engine.

PrismaStar

In an entry into his FriendFeed on 11 July 2009, prominent American blogger, author and former Microsoft employee Robert Scoble reported that "the one search company most likely to get purchased by Microsoft to crush Google that I saw in Cambridge UK? PrismaStar", expanding that, "because they offer a new way of searching things that really rocks. I can't explain it in text."

Google Buzz

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Picasa, Flickr, Google Latitude, Google Reader, Google Sidewiki, YouTube, Blogger, FriendFeed, identi.ca and Twitter were integrated.

Social network aggregation

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The task is often performed by a social network aggregator (such as Hootsuite and FriendFeed), which pulls together information into a single location, or helps a user consolidate multiple social networking profiles into one profile.

Boxee

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Boxee can also export a user's media activity feed to other social networking services such as FriendFeed, Twitter, and Tumblr.

Peter Fenton (venture capitalist)

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The VMware acquisition occurred on the same day that Facebook acquired FriendFeed, another company in Fenton’s portfolio.

Like button

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The like button was first announced as a FriendFeed feature on October 30, 2007 and was popularized within that community.

History of Gmail

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Buchheit had been working on Gmail for about a month when he was joined by another engineer, Sanjeev Singh, with whom he would eventually found the social-networking startup FriendFeed after leaving Google in 2006.

Feedalizr

Developed by a distributed team named MIH SWAT, located in Cape Town and Sao Paulo, it was the first Adobe AIR application for Friendfeed

Kevin Fox (designer)

Kevin Fox
Kevin Fox is the user experience designer who created the interface for Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Reader, and Friendfeed.