Categories Asides Pownce Post author By Matt Post date July 17, 2007 20 Comments on Pownce I’m really enjoying Pownce. Share this: Related Pownce XFNSeptember 8, 2007In "Asides"Web Apps with ClassDecember 17, 2007In "Asides"StopundesignAugust 31, 2004In "Asides" Tags kevin rose, pownce ← Price of Freedom → Theme Quality and Downloads 20 replies on “Pownce” Once they add an API, this is going to own. It’s much more conversational than Twitter, and support for Atom linklogs (rel="related" rocks. Groups are really powerful… I can target a link to “WP Devs” or “WP Core Devs.” They really nailed the types of message that are important: Text, Events, Files, Links. Only trick is you’ve gotta have social, somewhat nerdy friends to get with the program. I’ve got _one_ and I’m a Network Admin. C’mon, peeeeps! I wonder why we Swedes are invariably slow at adapting new techs, apart from teenagers. Sure Pownce is alpha and invite-only, but Inviteshare takes care of that easily. What is you Pownce nickname? Can you get me in Matt? *batts eyes* I hear ya’, Niklas! Here’s a second Swede with no social friends. Del.icio.us, Last.fm, Flickr (ok, Wordie might be a little bit at the fringe). You almost have to force feed them, but people will still not get the point and what’s great about them. Why can’t we all be have people like Matt or Jeremy Keith as best friends… 😉 I’ve had it for a few weeks, and I still don’t see the advantages to it. It’s basically yet-another-IM-system, only it’s one that nobody I know uses. As for Twitter, well, it doesn’t even compare to Twitter until they get it hooked up to SMS Text messages. Oh god not ANOTHER one!! What’s the size limit on file sharing? Just curious … Don’t know if you’re aware, but Ronald Heft has made a WordPress plugin for Pownce. It can be found here. I’m using it on my own blog now. Not bad. […] Mullenweg says he’s enjoying Pownce – which I had never heard of, so off I […] I’ve got two invites. If you want one, drop me a comment. Here is my Pownce ID: http://pownce.com/islamcrunch You can now group your friends into sets. Cool. Mine’s http://pownce.com/pivic . Hey, thanks Matt, for letting me find friends through your comments. 😉 Yeah we’re loving it too! Perfect for small team collaboration on website production. I’ve had pownce for a little while now,and I have friends who are slow adopters so its really hard to make pownce useful at all. My pownce id is http://pownce.com/mgrouchy The most powerful feature on pownce is the filesharing. Getting a large group of musicphiles sharing their favorite songs makes me giddy. Pownce, the new social networking phenomenon UpdateI have just been given 12 more invites from Pownce, so keep commenting. Current number of Pownce invitations left: 11! Post a comment and I will send one your way. I have just been invited to join Pownce, the new social networking phenomenon whic… This is the real evidence Pownce has made inroads.. http://the7gamers.com/staff/ with the gamer/geek demographics ofcourse 😛 […] won over the skeptics at Mashable. It has Scoble, Matt Mullenweg, and a plethora of other bloggers chatting up a storm about it. There’s even a WordPress […] […] Matt Mullenweg wrote “I’m really enjoying Pownce” so I signed up for an invite to give it a try.Â Now I have six more invites I can offer to […] Comments are closed.