With the rapid growth of real-time content and activity feeds from sources like Facebook and Twitter, many people are struggling to keep track of multiple friends and interests that change day-to-day. Today, we launched a novel solution and industry first: drag-and-follow widgets. New Facebook, MySpace and Twitter widgets now enable users to instantly create new widgets to follow new interests simply by dragging and dropping any feed item to their personalized page.
The first widgets to showcase this new technology include new drag-and-follow Facebook, MySpace and Twitter widgets. You can instantly create separate new widgets to follow any interesting new conversation, topic or friend they find in your activity feeds, simply by dragging and dropping items onto their Netvibes personalized page. For example, if you find an interesting topic from their Twitter feed, you can click and drag that item to spawn a new Twitter widget to follow just that specific topic.
Here’s how it works:
It should be now easier to extract interesting conversation from your social streams with this functionality. Let us know what you think by leaving a comment. In case you encounter a problem, simply tell us on the feedback page. We’ll do our best to help you.