Thursday, February 28, 2008

Social Browser

When the Internet looks like an endlessly linked set of HTML web pages, you need a browser to navigate the links - like the app you are using right now. But when the Internet is a set of social networks that link to you to friends and content that you have associated together, what should the browser look like then? Perhaps it should look like the Flock browser (

I think millions of us hove been wondering what the next step in our web tools was going to be. We have been offered Firefox and IE 7.0, both nice tools, but both pretty much the same thing we have been using for a decade or so. The creators of Flock begin to see the web differently. They begin to appeal to the next generation of web users who are social, those people who "Surf Facebook" rather than "Surf the Web".

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