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’

    … themselves are bad, but when in a place that is kind of unchecked and not moderated and not taken care of, people can do bad things. But I think that’s not necessarily a reflection of anonymity and pseudonymity themselves. Go look at MetaFilter. MetaFilter is like the most safe, great place on the Internet, and it’s very much not your real identity…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 7 readers -
  • Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly

    …? I ask myself that a lot. Will I be doing this in 2020, or will the site still be around then? I have no idea. I would hope I would come up with some other good ideas by then, but as long as this keeps working way, I’ll stick with it. The post Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly appeared first on Digiday. …

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 5 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- 11 readers -
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