How can I set up my own 'lifestream' site that I control?
October 21, 2008 7:20 PM Subscribe
I'd like to set up a 'lifestream' on my website, logging all my online activities automatically and in real-time, similar to Friendfeed
but that doesn't require me to be part of someone's idea of the perfect social network. Is this possible and if so, how?
posted by anonymous to Computers & Internet (7 answers total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
For example, every time I comment on someone's blog, upload to Flickr, favorite a MeFi post, etc., I'd like a post to be automatically generated on my site, with a time-stamp. Ideally, the content of the post would also be mirrored on my site, so at a glance a visitor could see everything I've done on the web recently.
I know Friendfeed and other 'life-streaming' sites have similar functionality, but they all seem to be locked-in walled-garden social networks, online communities I don't want to be a part of, run by people I don't know working at companies I frankly don't trust. I want my lifestream to be one-way and output-only, and while for simplicity's sake I want to continue to use other sites like Facebook, Flickr, Youtube for entering my content, I'd like to be able to mirror that content on my own site. Is there such a system out there, web-based or even a local application, that would fit my needs?
Anonymous only because I'm not sure if I'm being very naive!