Joining the TimesPeople

By Steve Outing

TimesPeople, the new “social” feature of NYTimes.com, is intriguing. It’s early beta (Firefox extension), so I’ll forgive it for being a little awkward to figure out. Here’s a CNET interview with the developers:

A key element is finding your online friends also on it and sharing recommendations. I tried letting it look for people in my Gmail address book (which is huge) and it turned up zero folks who’ve also installed TimesPeople plug-in. I could use some “friends” to try it out. Hint, hint. :)

Author: Steve Outing Steve Outing is a Boulder, Colorado-based media futurist, digital-news innovator, consultant, journalist, and educator. ... Need assistance with media-company future strategy? Get in touch with Steve!