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Whither the home page?
May 3, 2011 10:50 AM   Subscribe

These days, what sorts of URLs are people likely to put in a "home page" field for their online directory listing? While some folks do indeed still have what I think of as an old-school home page, what other sorts of places might such a link lead to? Some possibilities I thought of so far are a flickr account, facebook account, linked-in, a business page rather than a personal page, 404's, and the occasional unintentional link-farm or porn takeover of expired domains. I'm looking for other landing page types that may be joining old-school home pages as increasingly common personal web address identifiers.
posted by cairnish to Computers & Internet (4 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
A blog.
posted by Jahaza at 10:59 AM on May 3, 2011


Twitter
posted by brainmouse at 11:13 AM on May 3, 2011


Many of my friends and colleagues are using flavors.me and/or about.me as a "landing page" which links to their various social media profiles. It may be just a trend for the short-term, but it works for now.

(Here's mine as an example. This is what I usually link to as my "home page.")
posted by bhayes82 at 11:18 AM on May 3, 2011 [1 favorite]


bhayes, that's pretty freakin' awesome. Love the simplicity. Great photo too!
posted by I_Love_Bananas at 3:46 PM on May 3, 2011


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