Popfly Goes Public!


Popfly Goes Public!



Popfly, www.popfly.com is the first of a new generation of web tools that enables users of all skill levels to create or edit their own mash-ups for use within applications or to simply spice up their web sites or socials sites.  


On Thursday November 18th at 8:30 am PST, Steve Ballmer will officially disclose that Popfly is an open beta at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.


 


Popfly Key Messages


·         Popfly is a tool that enables you to easily build and share mashups, gadgets, and Web pages


o   Free Web-based tool built with Silverlight


o   Build applications using popular services (Flickr, Halo, Twitter)


o   Share your applications almost anywhere (Facebook, Live, Blogs, Web pages)


o   Connect with other creators


 


Why Popfly


·         Add some fun to your Facebook profile, web site, or Windows Live Spaces page


1.       Custom Games – Asteroids, Whack-a-mole


2.       Quizzes, tests – Who’s more popular


·         Build a home page


1.       Organization or Club site – schedule, photos, videos, roster, maps and directions


·         Mix and re-mix photos and videos


1.       Take pictures from Facebook, Flickr, Windows Live Image Search, or Windows Live Spaces


·         Unify your online personality


1.       Show what you dug on Digg, what you buy and sell on eBay, your Halo 3 game scores, and more



Windows Live and Popfly


Popfly includes blocks for Windows Live APIs including search, images, maps, photos, contacts, Spaces, news, and more as well as 1-click publishing to Windows Live Spaces. Popfly will soon also enable you to publish gadgets directly to Windows Gadget Gallery.


 


.....  take a minute to customize your personal blog by adding any of the custom gadgets below:


 


·         Sunset Photos from Flickr on Virtual Earth


·         Your Flickr Photos


·         Halo videos on Soapbox


·         World of Warcraft Player Data


·         Facebook Rolodex


·         Stock Quote Bar Graph


·         Latest headlines from MSDN


·         Silverlight Twitter Updater


·         Twitter Vision

Halo 3 Scores


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