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This article was published on December 8, 2007


    Netvibes is teasing with previews of their social adventure

    Netvibes is teasing with previews of their social adventure
    Ernst-Jan Pfauth
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    Ernst-Jan Pfauth

    Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He a Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He also served as The Next Web’s blog’s first blogger and Editor in Chief, back in 2008. At De Correspondent, Ernst-Jan serves as publisher, fostering the expansion of the platform.

    Just a few days from the private beta launch during Le Web 3 in the beautiful city of Paris, Netvibes is teasing its audience with some new screenshots of their social adventure: ginger. Tariq Krim published a blog post today, describing the new features that will make it possible to involve your friends in your personalized start page.

    Netvibes Ginger Preview

    It can basically be summarized in three steps:
    – import your friends from other social networks, such as Facebook;
    – track what widgets they’re adding, photos and videos they’re watching;
    – create your universe, and show the world your social networks, Flickr photos and Twitter updates.

    A personal universe can be an outcome for anybody who is not blogging, or capable of building his/ hers own homepage. Since it will be a place where you can present your on line identity in a rather spectacular way.

    Personal universe

    Krim promises us he’ll keep revealing more from ginger the coming days. If anything revolutionary happens, we’ll let you know. Moreover, we’ll travel to Paris to attend Le Web 3 and cover, amongst other interesting events, the beta launch of ginger.