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Social Net Site Is Said to Be for Sale: How can they ask $100 million for this? Plaxo, an early social networking site that helps people keep their address books updated, is up for auction, people briefed on the offering said Wednesday night. The company, which has not made a profit, is seeking as much […]
Plaxo’s Personal Card: An Apology: We never liked Plaxo much and I doubt this will change our opinion, but it’s a start. To everyone who hated getting Plaxo update messages, felt we were generating acquaintance spam, or otherwise were harmed by the service, I personally apologize on behalf of all of the people at Plaxo. […]
Plaxo Contact Networks: Web sync for your Outlook and Outlook Express contact information. Getting raves from some, jeers from others. It’s like PayPal — it works best when everyone on Earth joins.
Shelfari: Invitations and updates: From the official Shelfari blog, posted yesterday. We’ve seen the recent emergence of complaints about Shelfari’s invitations feature, and it’s quite distressing. […] It’s been about five months since we last touched our invitation design. In June we looked at a number of different designs with the goal of creating something […]
NPR “Xeni Tech”: Jigsaw wants your data: This is a tricky little service that makes Plaxo look almost legit. If you upload someone’s contact information, you can search for and download someone else’s. So anyone who gives you a business card is currency for you to use to get someone else’s contact information. Members pay […]
A friend called me this morning saying that he got an e-mail message from someone he knew, but that message was apparently sent on his behalf by Plaxo. This friend was wondering what I knew about Plaxo, and whether he should respond to the message, which was asking him for all sorts of information he […]