• Version

  • Date Added
    (to site)

    April 19th, 2008
  • Author

    Flock, Inc.
  • License

    MPL / LGPL dual license (?)
  • Description

    Flock is a cross platform web browser built on Mozilla‚Äôs Firefox codebase. It is well known for its ‘web 2.0′ fatures, seamlessly integrating social media and networking services such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Blogger, etc.

    Its main features include the following:

    * “My World” – a custom homepage that tells you when your friends have new updates, photos and videos and when you have new feeds. My World also gives quick access to your recently visited favorite sites.

    * Bookmarks (favourites) are saved offline as with all browsers but they can also be replaced by del.icio.us or ma.gnolia. They are taggable and can be accessed via the faviourites manager.

    * Built-in full-text search using Clucene. Search as you type for pages in the cache

    * Technorati tagging

    * Blog Editor with WYSIWYG mode and offline writing capability that can post to Blogger, Blogsome, Xanga, LiveJournal, Typepad, WordPress and some Self-Hosted blogs.

    * News aggregator

    * “Drag-and-drop” capability and a clipboard like feature known as the “Web Clipboard.”

    * Media Mini Bar, allows you to search, stream, view, share and subscribe to content off of YouTube, Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa Web Albums, Facebook and Truveo.

    * Built in Photo Uploader, to submit content to Flickr, Facebook, Picasa Web Albums and Photobucket

    * Webmail feature that integrates with Yahoo! Mail and Gmail. Icon glows when you have new messages, dropdown menu shows you what’s new, and mailto: links are sent to your chosen webmail account.

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