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Netvibes wins “Most Innovative App” at 2016 Appsters Awards

  • Kim
  • December 2nd 2016 at 02:41 PM
  • 1 Comment

For the second year in a row, we are honored to announce that Netvibes has won an Appsters Award! At the 2016 awards ceremony in London, Netvibes was named the winner for “Most Innovative App.”

Watch the video clip below for our big moment: “And the winner is… Netvibes!”


Netvibes’ award-winning Dashboard of Things makes it simple to automate custom interactions between devices, data and events. Consumers can take control of their digital lives and devices, while enterprises can program their business logic to immediately respond 24/7/365. You pick the Trigger(s) and Action(s) you want to take place, and your Netvibes Potion does the rest.

Example Potions you can create:

  • Crisis alerts – If negative mentions of MyBrand increase for 5 days in a row, then email the social media team and schedule a meeting to discuss.
  • Amplify content across social channels – When my company posts a new blog, automatically share the link on LinkedIn, Twitter and our Facebook page.
  • Device automation – When my Nest Protect detects smoke in my home: If the date is Aug. 13-20 (while I’m on vacation), then text my neighbor. Otherwise, text me.

The Appsters Awards are awarded annually to recognize excellence in the apps industry. Winners were decided by a global panel of judges and honored at an awards ceremony at Apps World in London. Last year Netvibes won the Appsters Award for “Best IoT Development 2015.” See all of Netvibes’ awards here.

Want a free demo of Netvibes Potions? Contact us.

Netvibes wins Most Innovative App

Automatically share content on LinkedIn with Netvibes Potions

With Netvibes Potions, you have the power to control the Internet of Things and automate your business logic to respond immediately, 24/7/365, to events and data triggers. Today we added a new ingredient to Netvibes Potions: you can now share links automatically on LinkedIn. Let’s see how it works.


As with all Netvibes Potions, you customize the trigger(s) and action(s) to do whatever you like. For example, If A or B Triggers happen, then do X and Y actions; otherwise, do Z. (To learn more about Potions, please visit our FAQ page).

Here are a few Potions you can create using the new LinkedIn action:
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Automate your brand’s Facebook Page: Publish content automatically with Netvibes Potions

Netvibes Potions make it simple to take control of your digital life by automating interactions between devices, apps and data. You pick the Trigger(s) and Action(s) you want to take place, and your Potion magically obeys. Today we are adding a new Facebook ingredient to help you do even more. You can now publish content directly to Facebook Pages with Potions, making it easier for community managers to keep fans engaged. (If you’re new to Netvibes Potions, learn more on our FAQ page).


With our new Facebook Page ingredient for Potions, you can automatically publish content to any Facebook Page where you are an Administrator, using any Potion trigger. These Potions can save you time while keeping your social media presence fresh and continually updated.

Here are a few Potion examples where the Facebook Page action comes in handy:

Content amplification:
When my company publishes a new blogpost, then automatically share the link on our Facebook Page and on Twitter.


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New Netvibes Potion Ingredient: Google Sheets

  • Netvibes
  • October 21st 2016 at 03:28 PM

You may have noticed that a new Ingredient appeared in the action section of your Potion wizard: we recently added support for Google Sheets.


This new Ingredient allows you to add a line to any Google Sheets document of yours in response to any Trigger.

Here are a few examples in which the Google Sheets Ingredient is called to action:
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Smart City Dashboard: Improving Transportation and Mobility in Singapore

By analyzing citizen complaints and other online transportation data, Netvibes’ Smart City Dashboard empowers city officials to immediately respond to incidents and improve transit services.


Smart Cities of the future will leverage technology, including data analytics and automation, to better serve citizens and visitors in all aspects of urban life. Transportation is one area that is especially ripe for disruption through the power of data. By analyzing traffic patterns, citizen complaints and other information in real time, city officials can respond immediately to problems and allocate resources more efficiently.

At the 2016 World Cities Summit in Singapore, government leaders and industry experts gathered together to address challenges and share integrated urban solutions. Netvibes provided a Smart City Dashboard for the event, focused on transportation and mobility issues in Singapore.

Challenge: To capture and analyze online citizen feedback in order to continuously improve Singapore’s mobility services

Solution: The Netvibes Smart City Dashboard gathers a variety of online sources, including news, blogs and social media, to analyze what Singaporeans think about transportation in their city. Custom charts reflect real-time data trends, while automated alerts keep city officials informed about important issues. Automatic actions, triggered by data insights, enable the city to immediately respond to incidents and even tweet automatic replies to citizens.

The dashboard is divided into several tabs, designed for different roles in the city government, such as Mayor and the Mobility Manager. The hierarchical nature of the dashboard ensures that insights can be shared readily across departments, while each user has a streamlined view of the information that’s essential to his or her specific role.

Role 1: Mayor

With many wide-ranging topics competing for the mayor’s attention, the mayor needs a dashboard focused on high-level trends in transportation. For example, the mayor can immediately get answers to questions like:

  • Overall, are citizens happy about transportation in the city?


  • What is the trend in sentiment? Are people happier this week than last?


In order to help city officials respond immediately to transportation threats, the Smart City Dashboard has been programmed to act automatically in response to data triggers. For example:
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End of MyYahoo! Japan: Transfer your RSS Feeds to Netvibes

On September 29, 2016, MyYahoo! Japan will shut down its service. If you are looking for a new RSS feed reader, then give Netvibes a try! You can export your RSS feeds from MyYahoo! and easily connect them to a free Netvibes dashboard. Read the details below.

Transfer RSS feeds to Netvibes

Take control of your digital life with Netvibes. You can read your favorite websites and RSS feeds, follow social media, be alerted to breaking news, or find articles on just the topics that interest you. View your calendar, to do list, emails and apps in one place. You can even connect your smart devices to Netvibes to automatically control the Internet of Things. To learn more about Netvibes, visit or watch this overview video. For analytics, team collaboration and other enterprise features, please visit


How to export RSS feeds from MyYahoo! Japan:

Use the export tool feature here:

The tool will create an OPML, which can then be imported into Netvibes.


How to import OPML into Netvibes:

  • Log into Netvibes, if you are not already logged in
  • Click on ‘Reading App’
  • Click on ‘Import OPML’
  • Find the MyYahoo! .opml file
  • Click ‘Import’

Questions about Netvibes? Search for answers on our FAQ site, or reach out and contact us.

「My Yahoo!」サービス終了際、RSSフィードをNetvibesへエクスポートすれば

「My Yahoo!」サービスは2016年9月29日をもって終了することになりました。新しいRSSフィードリーダーを探していれば、Netvibesのを試してください。RSSフィードをMy Yahoo!からNetvibesへエクスポートすることは簡単で、無料です。詳細は下記をお読みください。
Transfer RSS feeds to Netvibes



RSSフィードをMy Yahoo!からNetvibesへエクスポートする方法

このエクスポートツール はNetvibesへインポートされるOPMLを作成します。




  • すでにログインしていない場合は、Netvibesのにログイン
  • 「Reading App」をクリックして
  • 「Import OPML」をクリックして
  • .opmlファイルを探して
  • 「Import」をクリックして下さい。


Readability Sunset

On Friday, September 30, Readability will shut down its Bookmarking service. Here’s what you should know:


All the Netvibes features based on Readability will cease to work. Our Readability Ingredient will soon be deleted from the Potion wizard and all your Potions using Readability will be turned off until you configure them with one or several available Ingredients. You can use Pocket as an alternative.

The Readability option will also be deleted from the sharing services.

Got any questions? Feel free to contact us or leave us a comment below.

Happy 11th birthday, Netvibes!

Today, September 15, 2016, Netvibes turns 11! To celebrate, we’re giving away a one-year VIP pass to 11 of our users. Want to win one? Read more below.


Since Netvibes’ founding in 2005, we’ve made a lot of additions to the dashboard over the years. Here are some of our favorite milestones from the past year:

  • Trend-Tracing Triggers: Create Potions based on historical data trends and predictive analytics. Go beyond what just happened; automate business actions based on what is currently happening or what is forecast to happen in the future.
  • Shared Libraries: Analyze any topic using “Libraries”—tailored lists of sources that are searchable, shareable and fully customizable. Create your own Library of trusted sources, or choose from expert-curated Libraries in your industry.
  • Geolocation facet: Visualize on a map where news is happening or conversations are taking place.
  • In-App Insights: With just a click discover new insights into your feeds, such as: How talkative is this source? How many articles from this feed are stored on my dashboard
  • Compare To: With just a click, you can instantly compare the charts on your dashboard to any period of time in the past.
  • Wizardry: Create a new custom dashboard in minutes.
  • Award: Netvibes was named “Best IoT Technical Innovation” in the 2015/16 Internet of Things Awards.
  • Award: Netvibes won the 2015 Appster award for “Best IoT Development

To mark our 11th birthday and thank all of you for using Netvibes, we’re offering a one-year VIP pass to 11 blog readers. To participate, post a comment below. You can tell us how you’re using your dashboard, what your favorite Potion is, or simply wish us a happy birthday. We will pick 11 comments from the English and French versions of the blog and will announce the winners next week.


The 11 lucky winners are:

  • Comment #211 – Zachary Holden
  • Comment #101 – Javier Loffredo
  • Comment #166 – Lgn
  • Comment #342 – Kim
  • Comment #125 – Susanna K.
  • Comment #132 – Cherie Blessing
  • Comment #107 – Pawel
  • Comment #223 – Dragos
  • Comment #71 – Liam Reynolds
  • Comment #64 – Lennart
  • Comment #14 – layos

All these accounts have been upgraded to VIP.

Thank you all for your participation and for your birthday wishes 🙂

Catch all the important news with Netvibes’ Weekly Digest

You may notice a new email in your inbox this week. Netvibes is launching a Weekly Digest, our once-a-week email newsletter customized for each user, based on his or her unique interests and reading habits.


The Weekly Digest presents a list of the most-popular and newsworthy articles that you have not yet read, collected from your personal Netvibes dashboard. Never again miss an important story. With Netvibes, you’ll always be in the loop on what’s happening.

Netvibes’ Weekly Digest is still in beta. If you haven’t yet received a Weekly Digest, stay tuned as more users will begin receiving the emails over the coming weeks. Meanwhile, make sure that the “Send me announcements, tips and service updates” checkbox is ticked on your email settings page.

Let us know what you think by sharing a comment below, or contact us.