Do you have a lot of social networking accounts and would like to be able to look at them all in one place, instead of having to log into each site individually? Well, here’s a way to do it that is free. It is called Yoono and is available here.
Yoono can be installed either as a browser add-on or as a desktop app.
As a browser add-on it works with:
As a desktop application, it works with:
Using the add-on (Firefox)
I’m going to discuss the Firefox add-on but they will all work the same.
When you install the add-on, it becomes a sidebar in the browser. Currently, here are all the services that it supports:
There is also a button that will appear in your toolbar that will bring up this sidebar menu:
To add more services, go to the “wrench” icon and click on it to bring up a menu option that will allow you to add more services:
What you will see
Once you add the services, they will appear either in one column on the side of the browser (and you click on the one you want to see), or you can have a multiple view by clicking on the icon right above the “share” icon (I’m not going to show you my notifications to respect people’s privacy.
Single column view (click the top icon to get that service to display):
Multiple column view:
If you use the multiple column view, you can decide what to see (in separate columns) for example:
A neat feature is that you can update your status on multiple sites at the same time. When you click on the status bar, the following popup will appear asking you which services you want the status update to apply to:
You can share links, images and text across your networks by either highlighting something and then clicking on the Share button or just click on the Share button to share the page.
If you highlight text, this is what you will see on the page when you click the Share button (there will be green arrows at the top of the text you selected as well):
When you click the share button in the toolbar, the following dialog box will appear: