Compilation of today’s news about web.
Facebook Live Stream Box: Create Your Own CNN Obama Inauguration-Like Chat
The Facebook Live Stream Box is a social widget that lets users visiting your site or application share activity and comments in real time. The Live Stream Box works best when you are running a real-time event, like live streaming video for concerts, speeches, or webcasts, live Web chats, webinars, mass-multiplayer games, and more.
Permalink: Mashable | ReadWriteWeb | TechCrunch
Facebook Movie: Michael Cera and Shia LaBeouf Sought to Star?
Casting searches are already underway for the upcoming Facebook movie, “The Social Network” (a working title), says one report. Today CNet News fleshes out the details, claiming more insights into the potential cast…in particular, the question of who will play Facebook (Facebook) founder Mark Zuckerberg
Permalink: Mashable | CNet News
FriendFeed Now Allows File Sharing, Including MP3s
Users can click the posted links to download files. With MP3s specifically, an embedded media player appears in the post.
Permalink: FriendFeed Blog | ReadWriteWeb | TechCrunch
Facebook Adds Public Content Sharing
Facebook is announcing even more updates to Publisher, which will let users control the privacy settings around each status updates they post to Facebook. Beta testers, and eventually the rest of us, will now be able to specify whether they want to update the world or just a select group of friends.
Permalink: TechCrunch | Facebook Blog | Mashable
Microsoft, Outlook Is Broken, Says 6,000 Tweets (And Growing). Fix It.
While it is pretty much the standard email client, Microsoft Outlook has long had problems rendering HTML correctly in emails. And the latest version, Outlook 2010, due sometime in the next several months, doesn’t look like it’s going to be any better — and it actually may be worse. And a lot of users aren’t happy about it at all.
Permalink: TechCrunch | Mashable