Explode – A social network connection

Explode is a service that brings like minded people together through social search. Users create profiles which can include the URL’s of social networking sites they belong to as well as their main blog or website. You can find people with the same interests as you by doing a search and you’re in control of who adds you as a friend. Anyone can comment on your “comment wall” but you can create collections, or categories of friends, and in order to comment, or “nudge”, people in your collection you must be mutual friends. Explode also has widgets that you can put on your website or blog to increase your sociability.

Another nice feature is that they allow you to log in with your OpenID or your user ID from AIM, WordPress, VOX, etc. Here’s my screencast tour of Explode:

Flash Demo 4m

4 Responses to “Explode – A social network connection”

  1. Dave May 16, 2007 at 12:50 pm #

    Hi there,

    Just wanted to say thanks a lot for putting all the hard work into doing this, we really appreciate it! This is a great service, good luck with it.

    Cheers.

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