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’

    … The “anonymous chatting application“ that The New York Times’ Bits blog initially reported on earlier this month is now a reality, as Facebook introduced the latest app from its Facebook Creative Labs initiative, Rooms, a throwback to the Internet’s early days and a nod to anonymity, forums, message boards and chat rooms. Rooms, initially…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 8 readers -
  • Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly

    …, MetaFilter is finally trying its hand at modernizing. Imagine Wikipedia or Craigslist updating its Web 1.0 looks. That’s precisely what MetaFilter is attempting. Last week, the site introduced “Modern,” its first new design in almost a decade. MetaFilter’s challenge: making the site feel more welcoming for new visitors while not alienating its…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 6 readers -
  • On MetaFilter Being Penalized By Google: An Explainer

    … would agree were unsavory. Last week, I spent several hours looking into one such case that at first seemed all innocent but turned out to have layers and layers of garbage. As for big businesses, after many called for Google to do something about "content farms," it responded with its Panda Update in 2011. Many web commentators cheered…

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 12 readers -
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