Streamy, Pownce & Popfly invites up for grabs


This is not a feeble attempt to increase my Web 2.0 coolness by following tip #5 in “5 Top Tips on How to be Cool in a Web 2.0 Crowd“, but since I like to play around with new apps and sites I have some of the latest coolness currency to distribute. What I am talking about is of course beta invites to all those services that are trying to get maximum hype by creating more demand than supply. So I have a few invites for anybody who wants. Just leave a comment on this post why you want an invite and unless you have a really crappy reason I’ll give you the ones I have.

  • Pownce – This is Kevin Rose’s (of Digg and Revision3 fame) latest project and one of the most hyped startups the last few months. It has been called a Twitter killer, it has been called a new Social Network, it has been called ICQ on steroids. However you choose to classify it it is damn cool and had a great userinterface and lets you chat and send files to your friends. You can read a good review on Tech-Buzz.
  • Microsoft Popfly – Microsofts Mashup Builder that shows of their new Silverlight platform. Pretty cool and it has good potential to mature into something really usefull. But right now they go a bit overboard with the effects sometimes when everything is semi-transparent and things are spinning all over the place.
  • Streamy – An RSS reader with a social touch. Innovative AJAX user interface that is quite cool, even if not that usefull. Mashable has written a long post about Streamy.

Enjoy your new toys and remember me if you happen to stumble over beta invites to the next big things.

4 thoughts on “Streamy, Pownce & Popfly invites up for grabs

  1. Liamm

    I Would love a Streamy invite jut to put it head to head with the Google reader (I’m sure it would trounce it but it would still make an interesting analysis)

  2. bulby

    I would like to receive a Streamy invite, because I really like the ability to read all stories in place, without opening them in a new tab and I’d like to give it a try. Also, the Filter feature looks nice.

    bulby AT gazeta DOT pl

  3. kkasia

    My boyfriend is using Streamy and as far as I know he cannot invite me. And I am jealous, because I need to check how the filters work! Could you send me an invitation? I would be pretty happy.

    kkatarzynka AT tlen DOT pl

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