Thursday, December 02, 2004

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Top 5 Things I Dig About MSN Spaces

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Top 5 Things I Dig About MSN Spaces:
MSN Messenger Integration: Words don't do it justice. Here's a screenshot of me viewing Mike Torres' contact card. Here's a screenshot of my contact card. Yes, the rumors were right. You can post to your blog directly from MSN Messenger.

Access Control: One can specify the level of access they want for their blog. You can choose to make a blog public, private or only accessible by people on your MSN Messenger Allow List. Your Allow List is a list of everyone who you've allowed to see your online presence and IM you via MSN Messenger. This should be everybody on your buddy list and everyone who's asked to put you on their buddy list and you've accepted. This allows you to create a blog that is only accessible by people in your immediate circle of friends and family which for most people are the only ones you want reading your blog or viewing your photos ."

I think these are the two most important features. The ease this provides will make them much more preferable to msn messenger bloggers. I'm not moving anytime soon though.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...