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Buzz It! reaches v1.0 Status

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Aloha,

The world’s first Google Buzz Firefox extension has reached v1.0. This means that I every little feature that I want in the extension is finally built in. The newest/latest feature will allow send a small summary of the article (instead of the title of the article). To do this, highlight the selection of text you’re interested in sending and then execute the extension (via hotkey or button).

Click Here Download Version 1.0 from Mozilla

From the Official Project Homepage – www.ViaBuzz.It:

General Information
Buzz It! will make a buzz status update via Gmail with the link and title of the webpage you are viewing. It will also shorten URLs with Bit.ly, allowing the user to monitor their link statistics.

Note

  1. Buzz It! is compatible with Firefox, SeaMonkey, Flock, & Mozilla Suites.
  2. All URLs/Web-Addresses are automatically shortened with Bit.ly
  3. Make sure you have your gmail and bit.ly info saved in your browser’s cookies.
  4. Anything that’s in the body of your email WILL NOT be posted to Google Buzz.

Set-Up & Functionality
After installation, go to VIEW>TOOLBARS>CUSTOMIZE and drag the “Buzz It!” button to your main toolbar.

If you don’t want to use the button, you can also use the following hotkey:
HotKeys (For Windows/*nix users): alt + windows key + /
HotKeys (For Mac users): option + command key + /

When executing the extension, the following will happen:

  1. The Gmail Compose-Message page will open in a new tab.
  2. The title of article/webpage you are viewing and the shortened address/url will go in the subject area of the email.
  3. Click send and you’re done!

If you want to send a small summary of the article (instead of the title), highlight the selection of text you’re interested in sending and then execute the extension.

Download
Download Version 1.0 from Mozilla

Latest Version Release Notes
Version 1.0 (February 13, 2009)
1. Post format changed
2. Title of page can now be swapped for highlighted selection of text

Categories: Project Updates

FacePAD Has a Vanity URL on Facebook!

February 16, 2010 3 comments

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Thanks to MRTech’s Article on Using Facebook Fan Pages for Free Marketing, I learned that I could create a vanity url for FacePAD’s Fan Page on Facebook. Check it out:

http://www.facebook.com/facepad

Categories: Project Updates

Buzz It! Version 1.0 on its way!

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Aloha,

The world’s first Google Buzz Firefox extension is about to hit v1.0. This means that every little feature that I want in the extension has finally been built in. The newest/latest feature will allow you to send a small summary of the article (instead of the title of the article). To do this, highlight the selection of text you’re interested in sending and then execute the extension (via hotkey or button).

For those of you who have a free Mozilla account, you can Download v1.0 by clicking here.
If you don’t have an account, just click the link above and make one 🙂

For those who want to wait for Mozilla’s approval of the new version, you can download v0.4.
Click Here Download Version 0.4 from Mozilla

Categories: Project Updates

Buzz It! v0.4 Released – Snazzier Graphic & More!

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Aloha,

The world’s first Google Buzz Firefox extension now has a snazzier graphic/logo and has had a few internal tune-ups.

Click Here Download Version 0.4 from Mozilla

From the Official Project Homepage – www.ViaBuzz.It:

General Information
Buzz It! will make a buzz status update via Gmail with the link and title of the webpage you are viewing. It will also shorten URLs with Bit.ly, allowing the user to monitor their link statistics.

Note

  1. Buzz It! is compatible with Firefox, SeaMonkey, Flock, & Mozilla Suites.
  2. All URLs/Web-Addresses are automatically shortened with Bit.ly
  3. Make sure you have your gmail and bit.ly info saved in your browser’s cookies.
  4. Anything that’s in the body of your email WILL NOT be posted to Google Buzz.

Set-Up & Functionality
After installation, go to VIEW>TOOLBARS>CUSTOMIZE and drag the “Buzz It!” button to your main toolbar.

If you don’t want to use the button, you can also use the following hotkey:
HotKeys (For Windows/*nix users): alt + windows key + /
HotKeys (For Mac users): option + command key + /

When executing the extension, the following will happen:

  1. The Gmail Compose-Message page will open in a new tab.
  2. The title of article/webpage you are viewing and the shortened address/url will go in the subject area of the email.
  3. Click send and you’re done!

Download
Download from Mozilla – Version 0.4

Latest Version Release Notes
Version 0.4 (February 12, 2009)
1. Crisper Button Graphics
2. Changed suffix from ” – Sent via Buzz It!” to “[Sent.ViaBuzz.it]”
3. Changed project homepage to http://www.viabuzz.it

Categories: Project Updates

New Logo for Buzz It!

February 12, 2010 1 comment

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Aloha,

I’ve modified the Buzz It! logo – it looks snazzier now. I’ve also made the extension buttons prettier. These buttons will appear in the next version (v0.4).

In the meanwhile, find out more about Buzz It! The World’s First Google Buzz Firefox Extension (v0.3) by clicking here!

Categories: Project Updates

Buzz It! v0.3 Firefox Extension for Google Buzz Released!

February 12, 2010 1 comment

Aloha,

Version 0.3 has been released to the public!
Click here to download from Mozilla – Version 0.3

The world’s first Google Buzz Firefox extension now shortens your URLs with your Bit.ly account automatically (v0.3). Simply make sure you have your gmail and bit.ly info saved in your browser’s cookies.

From the Official Project Homepage:

General Information
Buzz It! will make a buzz status update via Gmail with the link and title of the webpage you are viewing. It will also shorten URLs with Bit.ly, allowing the user to monitor their link statistics.

Note

  1. Buzz It! is compatible with Firefox, SeaMonkey, Flock, & Mozilla Suites.
  2. All URLs/Web-Addresses are automatically shortened with Bit.ly
  3. Make sure you have your gmail and bit.ly info saved in your browser’s cookies.
  4. Anything that’s in the body of your email WILL NOT be posted to Google Buzz.

Set-Up & Functionality
After installation, go to VIEW>TOOLBARS>CUSTOMIZE and drag the “Buzz It!” button to your main toolbar.

If you don’t want to use the button, you can also use the following hotkey:
HotKeys (For Windows/*nix users): alt + windows key + /
HotKeys (For Mac users): option + command key + /

When executing the extension, the following will happen:

  1. The Gmail Compose-Message page will open in a new tab.
  2. The title of article/webpage you are viewing and the shortened address/url will go in the subject area of the email.
  3. Click send and you’re done!

Download
Download from Mozilla – Version 0.3

Latest Version Release Notes
Version 0.3 (February 12, 2009)
1. All links are now automatically shortened with Bit.ly

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Categories: Project Updates

Buzz It! v0.3 Now with Bit.ly Support!

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Aloha,

The world’s first Google Buzz Firefox extension now shortens your URLs with your Bit.ly account automatically. Simply make sure you have your gmail and bit.ly info saved in your browser’s cookies.

From the Official Project Homepage:

General Information
Buzz It! will make a buzz status update via Gmail with the link and title of the webpage you are viewing. It will also shorten URLs with Bit.ly, allowing the user to monitor their link statistics.

Note

  1. Buzz It! is compatible with Firefox, SeaMonkey, Flock, & Mozilla Suites.
  2. All URLs/Web-Addresses are automatically shortened with Bit.ly
  3. Make sure you have your gmail and bit.ly info saved in your browser’s cookies.
  4. Anything that’s in the body of your email WILL NOT be posted to Google Buzz.

Set-Up & Functionality
After installation, go to VIEW>TOOLBARS>CUSTOMIZE and drag the “Buzz It!” button to your main toolbar.

If you don’t want to use the button, you can also use the following hotkey:
HotKeys (For Windows/*nix users): alt + windows key + /
HotKeys (For Mac users): option + command key + /

When executing the extension, the following will happen:

  1. The Gmail Compose-Message page will open in a new tab.
  2. The title of article/webpage you are viewing and the shortened address/url will go in the subject area of the email.
  3. Click send and you’re done!

Download
Download from Mozilla – Version 0.3

Latest Version Release Notes
Version 0.3 (February 12, 2009)
1. All links are now automatically shortened with Bit.ly

Categories: Project Updates