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Why Flock?

Q: Why Flock? (Version 0.9 Released July 10, 2007 – Release Notes)

A: To me, there of several features that are extremely appealing…

  • Blog Post Editor – (see User Guide)
  • RSS News Feeds Reader, built-in (see User Guide)
  • Media Stream – access/update your favorite photos at Flickr or Photobucket, and at YouTube.
  • Multi-search-site integration
  • My World – (see User Guide)
  • Extensible – extensions (add-ons) can be added that extend the built-in capabilities – note: My Favorite Add-ons (a.k.a. Extensions)
  • Customizable – buttons can be re-arranged, using View»Toolbars»Customize…”, for example.
  • Collections of Favorites – for versions 0.7.x. As of version 0.9, integration with social bookmarking systems (e.g.
  • Built-in spell checker
  • And many other features.

I have given a lot of feedback, and encourage others to do so also, simply use: Help»Give Feedback, or click on the blue fly icon (Send Feedback) to the right of the URL/location field.


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