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4Cast#94: FriendFeed…Facebook…Internet Growth… Readers Advisory Online

Posted in 4cast, instant messaging,, screencasting, social network websites, and Xobni

1. From FriendFeed enables you to keep up-to-date on the web pages, photos, videos and music that your friends and family are sharing. It offers a unique way to discover and discuss information among friends.”
Great. But how does one use it? Here are some sites to get you started.

2. Because of demand and rapid growth, Facebook announced last week that it was going to add instant messaging within the next few weeks. Looks like privacy controls received some tweaking as well…and now there are new apps to help you find your friends…and to help you find a job, or news articles or well, almost anything.

3. Just how big is the Internet? Last year, YouTube alone consumed as much bandwidth as the entire Internet did in 2000…with no decrease in sight.

4. Merging technology and libraries continues to be a challenge. As the two are merged, readers are turning to online services to not only meet their information needs, but there reading needs as well.