Sorry to interrupt my Widget series, but this was just too fun. So, I found a slight problem with the del.icio.us badge system. Apparently, the folks at del.icio.us do not mind people claiming other peopleâs identity within their newly released social network. For example, I am not too happy with my current financial position. Who is though? Wouldnât it be nice to be a VC? Specifically, wouldnât it be cool to be a VC in NYC?
If I decide that Fredâs identity is no longer fun and I want to switch to another, I can simply sprinkle on some fairy dust andâ¦
POOF!! I am now an expert on Internet marketing with skills in micro-persuasion
Hereâs one more just for fun. Sorry, Dion, you know I have love for yaâ¦
All joking aside, this is probably not a good thing. I doubt that Fred Wilson and Steve Rubel would be happy if I put their del.icio.us badges on my sidebar. Hopefully the fine folks at del.icio.us will opt to upgrade their badges to eliminate this âfeature.â? Anyway, I will get you that last installment soon. Hope you enjoyed the magic act!