Social Bookmarking and Baby Boomers- Browsmi Pt.3

This entry is part [part not set] of 10 in the series Baby Boomers and Social Bookmarking Can You Digg it?

There are many major social bookmarketing sites. And there are many “You never heard of them before” social bookmarketing sites. I am going to explore the good, bad and ugly.

I joined a site today called Browsmi. Now, I observed that most of the users do not post their pictures. So, unless you see their interests you hesitate to network with them. But the this site has great possibilites for baby boomers. Why? Because you bring your own crowd. You see this site lets you go and bookmark and site in “real time” and share with your friends.

It works like this:

It’s 12:00 at night and I am searching for some cool coins on ebay. I go to Browsmi and see that you are online. I then go to an Ebay listing and I click the thumbs up in green. You may go and click a thumbs up too. All the other baby boomers hanging out there can see what we have noted.  PLUS we could go into chat mode and talk about it.

I included the information about the site from the publishers below. The site does not have a high page rank nor large numbers.  Whereas, you can connect to your Facebook, I got a warning saying it might not be a good idea. So, I decided not to do it.

If you go and want to explore look for me “blogging betty boomer.  Let me know you are there.

Browzmi is a place online where friends can instant message and surf the web together.

Browzmi makes the web more fun by allowing friends to share and discover stuff online in real-time, like you’re there together. Watching movies, discovering new music, playing games and sharing photos online is much more fun together with your friends than it is browsing alone.
Browzmi is not screen-sharing: it’s more like instant messaging. Browzmi’s buddy list displays the real-time web location of you and your friends as you surf in Browzmi. So as everyone surfs around the web, you can see where your friends are located and follow each other to share and discover good stuff online together.

Browzmi is a free web application and does not require any downloads to chat and surf with your friends. It is compatible with Firefox, IE and Safari web browsers. For the best social surfing performance, you can install the Browzmi Homebase Firefox extension to connect Browzmi to your web browser.

We built Browzmi so friends could chat and surf the web together. If you want to surf in private, just hop over to another window or tab in your web browser or simply sign off. Browzmi only shares what happens inside the network.

You can create an account or you can add the Browzmi You can create an account or you can add the Browzmi Facebook application, which connects Browzmi to Facebook so you can chat and surf the web together with your Facebook friends. Soon we will be providing the ability to chat across all the top IM networks with all your friends.

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