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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