Company Overview

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Founded:
August 1, 2007
Founders:
Nick Halstead
Closed:
Closed, Date Unknown
Headquarters:
Reading
Funding:
$712k
Categories:
Blogging Platforms, Curated Web
Description:
fav.or.it is a UK-based startup developing novel reading and interactive interfaces for readers and publishers of blogs.

Detailed Description

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fav.or.it is a UK-based startup looking to deliver a new experience for reading and interacting with blogs, both for blog readers and blog publishers. For readers, fav.or.it allows users to "slice" their blog RSS feeds into relevant categories, tags, ranks, people, or dates. Also, depending on whether the blog in question is using the site's API, readers can add comments to the blog post directly from fav.or.it. For publishers, in addition to integrating to allow commenting on their blog, the site will also track reader attention and be able to publish blog rankings by attentiveness measures.

fav.or.it's offering competes in some way with many different Web 2.0 services, from social news giant Digg to commenting services like Intense Debate and CoComment to feed readers like FeedBurner.

Past Team (2)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $712k

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Products (1)

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    Reading Enterprise Hub, University of Reading

    Earley Gate

    Reading, RG66AU

    GBR

Competitors (2)

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    coComment

    coComment is an online service that allows users keep track of their comments on any website.
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    Digg

    Digg is the homepage of the internet, featuring the best articles, videos, and original content...