To begin, anyone remember Google Wave? It was the giant’s attempt to get a foothold on the social networking scene, and it was one huge misstep*.
Welcome to the latest entry in the monkey house… Color.com:
The concept is simple in the evolution of the scene.
- MySpace rips off Friendster.
- Facebook perfects MySpace.
- Twitter pares down Facebook.
- Color pares down Twitter and Facebook.
It’s just pictures. Flickr for the instant mobile set. (Should have been called Blinkr.)
Here’s the founder of Color discussing it, I guess (I didn’t even watch it):
So the question that remains – am I going to install the app on my iPhone? Probably. Seeing as how I dragged my feet on theTwitter thing years ago, and I eventually signed up. Top that with the fact that I recently (finally) setup a Facebook account (accidentally if you believe me), there’s no stopping me now.
…I’ll let you know how it is as soon as WordPress figures out a way for me to promote this blog on it.