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How to Mess with Bloggers’ Heads Using FriendFeed Lists


Steven Hodson, blogger extraordinaire at Winextra, posted this on FriendFeed:

“Okay this is cool .. someone has setup a Curmudgeons list and I’m apparently part of the list ROFL”

Inside the blue highlight box, you can see a referring URL that someone used to get to his blog:

http://beta.friendfeed.com/list/curmudgeons

That is someone’s List on FriendFeed. They’re put him into a List called “Curmudgeons”.

You can customize your own referral URLs with FriendFeed Lists. The tags you use for a blogger will be seen by that blogger as they look at their referral traffic.

Oh the possibilities…

  • beta.friendfeed.com/list/brilliant
  • beta.friendfeed.com/list/dumbass
  • beta.friendfeed.com/list/stop-blogging-about-twitter
  • beta.friendfeed.com/list/free-trial-of-viagra
  • beta.friendfeed.com/list/can-you-come-upstairs-for-dinner-please

You can create a List, click through on it, and the blogger will see your special anonymous message. Lists are easy to create and delete, meaning you can do it as much as you want.

So have fun with your favorite bloggers – send ‘em those subtle messages with the tags you use in your Lists.

But you don’t have to do that with me…uh…we’re cool, right?

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See this post on FriendFeed: http://friendfeed.com/search?q=%22How+to+Mess+with+Bloggers%E2%80%99+Heads+Using+FriendFeed+Lists%22&public=1

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About Hutch Carpenter
Senior Consultant for HYPE Innovation (hypeinnovation.com)

4 Responses to How to Mess with Bloggers’ Heads Using FriendFeed Lists

  1. Corvida says:

    lol please don’t give us anymore ideas. Shared this post in the RWW room :D

  2. Lol, that is great

  3. Corvida – you like that? If someone actually had “dumbass”, I’d be perturbed. Thanks for adding to the RWW Room – I’m now a member!

  4. Thanks SocialStalker.

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