Metafilter

MetaFilter, known as MeFi to its members, is a general-interest community weblog, founded in 1999 and based in the United States, featuring links to content that users have discovered on the web. Since 2003, it has included the popular question-and-answer subsite Ask MetaFilter. The site has six paid staff members, including the owner, and, as of early 2011, about 12,000 active members.
Posts about Metafilter
  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … available via the iTunes App Store for iOS devices (in the U.S., U.K., and some other English-speaking countries), is aimed at bringing users together to discuss topics of their choice, with posts including text, photos and videos. Customization options galore exist in the app, which allows users to manipulate elements such as text, emoji, cover…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly

    … tweet out titles of popular posts. But there’s no magic answer. It’s the same problem About.com has. People are searching for help, but not necessarily sharing what they find. Yeah, but Metafilter is this weird old Web thing and we’re very small outfit of only five people. I’m OK with being this relic of the Web where people have to go and stick…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 7 readers -
  • On MetaFilter Being Penalized By Google: An Explainer

    … MetaFilter is a news and discussion site dating back to the early years of the web. Founded in 1999, it's attracting attention this week after coming forward about how a Google penalty has severely harmed its business, to the degree of having to let staff go. It serves as a poster child of problems with Google's penalty process, despite all…

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 27 readers -
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