« TicketLeap: The Democratization of Ticketing | Main | Creating Infectious Engagement »

April 21, 2008

Search and Save the Planet

Flock_02_125X125.jpg

In honor of Earth Day, Flock released the "Eco-Edition" browser. You can download it here. This version of Flock has two compelling benefits for people who want to save the planet:

  1. Flock is donating 10% of the revenue generated by searches to a green organization. At the end of the year, users will vote for the organization that will receive the money.

  2. The browser comes pre-configured with green sites, blogs, and media feeds. In fact, Green.alltop.com is the default home page, so that you can truly follow "all the top" green stories.

Switching browsers is a non-trivial issue, but I recently made Flock my default browser. It readily imported my existing bookmarks, and its integration with social-networking sites such as Twitter and FaceBook as well as photo sites such Flickr, Picasa, and YouTube is quite impressive. You can also blog directly from it as well as manage RSS feeds. And, if switching makes you feel disloyal to Firefox, Flock is based on Firefox, so you can relax.

The quality of Flock as a browser plus the 10% donation and pre-loading of green topics means that the Flock Eco-Edition merits a try by people who are concerned about the environment. At least read more about it.

Comments

Post a comment

This weblog only allows comments from registered users. To comment, please Sign In.

My Photo

Contact Me

  • bar.gif


VisualCV


Search this blog

Alltop

  • Alltop, confirmation that I kick ass

Advertising

Feed and Leads

Categories

Alignment of Interests

  • Alltop
    Stay on top of all the news topics.
  • BagTheWeb
    Find, bag, and share websites and articles.
  • Doba
    Drop-ship products for ecommerce sales.
  • Garage Technology Ventures
    Raise venture capital for your tech company.
  • Paper.li
    Publish social-media newspapers.
  • Statusnet
    Make an Open-Source Twitter for your organization.
  • Peerspin
    Pimp your MySpace pages.
  • Sixense
    Control your game like never before.
  • SocialToo
    Engage people at social media sites like Twitter.
  • StumbleUpon
    Find interesting stuff on the web.
  • TicketLeap
    Sell and manage online ticket sales for events.
  • Triggit
    Make real-time bids for online ad space.
  • DataSift
    Analyze big data from social media.
  • Tynt
    Trace who's using your website content.
  • uStream
    Stream video live.
  • Visible Measures
    Monitor how people interact with online video.
  • Writer.ly
    Find freelancers for book projects.
  • XAT
    Chat with people.

Optimization

  • quick sprout