Mozilla To Build Social Networking Into Firefox: Bad News For Flock

Mozilla has released details on The Coop, a new product that will incorporate social networking features directly into the Firefox browser. This is not good news for the privately-backed social browse

2007: Web 2.0 Companies I Couldn't Live Without

A year ago I wrote a post called “Web 2.0 Companies I Couldn’t Live Without” and listed thirteen startups whose products made a real impact in my life. Those were the products that I lov

Piczo Announces Partnerships – Growth Still Strong

San Francisco based Piczo, a social network for young teenagers, continues to add 35,000 new registered users per day, and claims 2 billion monthly page views. We first covered them back in September,

Flock Ditches Shadows Bookmarking Service

In a blog post yesterday, Flock’s Mike Dosik announced that they will no longer support the Shadows bookmarking service (Shadows is a product of Pluck) in the upcoming Flock 2.0 release. A numbe

Photobucket Distributing Custom Flock Browser

Photobucket, a very popular photo sharing service, is now distributing a custom version of the Flock Mozilla-based browser. A tour of the photo features of the browser is here. This comes less than a

Meebo Extension for Flock

A UK developer who goes by “Tones” has created a Flock-specific extension that puts Meebo, and therefore Yahoo, AIM, Gtalk and MSN IM, directly into a sidebar in the Flock browser (the ext

Flock Raises New Venture Round, Launches Public Beta

It’s been nearly eight months since Silicon Valley based Flock released a developer version of its Firefox based browser. This evening they are releasing their first public beta version, availab

Flock Says "Enough"

Flock has gotten a lot of criticism lately. The reason for this particular round of naysaying is the launch of the impressive Performancing Firefox plugin that allows extremely easy blogging, from Fir

Flock has Launched

I just heard from Geoffrey Arone at Flock that they will be launching it to the general public within 3 hours (by 5 pm PST). Feedback to their recent beta expansion has been so positive, Geoffrey tell

Flock's Refines Features, Expands Beta

Flock‘s CEO Bart Decrem expanded the beta over the weekend to 1,007 people, most of whom are now blogging about it. The product, which was good back in August when I first tested it, is even bet

The Companies of Web 2.0, Part 2

Here’s the second set of companies that presented at the Web 2.0 conference Launchpad workshop. See Part 1 here. Zvents My friend Ethan Stock showed off Zvents, which launched last night. We&#82

Flock Expanding Beta Today

I met with Geoffrey Arone and Chris Messina at Flock headquarters in Palo Alto yesterday to see the new Flock browser. Flock is expanding the beta group from a hundred or so individuals to a couple of

Flock Evolves, Announces Public Launch

If you haven’t heard about Flock yet, check out this Wired story and our profile of Flock from August 26, 2005. It is still in private beta, although you can request a beta invitation on their h

Flock – Social Browsing is Cool

Company: Flock Launched: in private beta Status: Funded/Incubated by Bessemer Venture Partners Location: Palo Alto Overview Flock is a new browser, built on top of firefox. It is a functional browser