Finally, with the launch of the first builds of Chrome extensions, will we finally see the advent of Glue on the Chromium platform? Glue, the popular Firefox add-on has been a smash hit among the tech-elite.
I have long been an advocate of Glue, but as a Knight Templar of Chrome, have yet been able to give Glue the love that it deserves. If and when it comes to Chrome, a power user I will be.
Even through the extensive coverage of Glue, people continue to ask what in fact Glue does. In three bullet points, Glue:
- A semantic browser plugin that allows you to comment and favorite items across the internet, read other commentary, and provides you with interesting content suggestions based on similar content.
- A website content recommendation engine that provides feedback and suggestions based on what you have liked and interacted with across the internet.
- A game, akin to Foursquare, rewarding usage of the Glue platform, allowing you to earn stickers for any specific actions completed, and ‘Guru’ status for being the most active and smartest Glue-er around any single item.
Still confused? Take a look at this, it might make sense. But for now, us Chrome fanatics are still waiting. I for one am excited to see just how fast Glue will be on the fastest browser around.
We reached out to the Glue team for comment.
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