“This is fundamentally a different kind of social news experience. I haven’t seen or used anything quiet like it before. Rather than me reading what you tweet, I read the stream that you have selected to read — your inbound stream. It’s almost as if I’m leaning over your shoulder — reading what you read, or looking at your book shelves: it allows me to understand how the people I follow construct their world.”—
news.me is amazing - certainly the UI. I haven’t really experienced the rest of it in a meaningful way yet - but all signs point to impressive. I love the idea of reading over somebody”s shoulder. We did this w/ the social layer on NYTimes, Timespeople, a couple years ago. See what I am seeing from the people I follow on NYTimes. It wasn’t the most loved feature but I thought it did a great job around discovery. Congrats to all involved in making news.me happen.
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