This past week, PeekYou’s CEO Michael Hussey was interviewed on Social Web Thing to discuss PeekYou’s origins, philosophies, many uses, and goals. He also discussed and explained PeekYou’s digital footprint measuring tool, PeekScore.
“PeekScore is a measure of the relative size of your digital footprint,” said Michael. “If you want to increase your score, leave more footprints. In other words, blog regularly, Tweet, participate on social networks such as Facbook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Foursquare. The more active and engaged you are with other people on the public Web, the higher your score will be.”
You can read the whole interview here: http://socialwebthing.com/2011/07/qa-with-web-entrepreneur-michael-hussey
In an entry in the Radian6 blog, which just went live today, PeekYou’s General Manager of Product, Josh Mackey, was interviewed regarding the changing face of online anonymity and the “Death of the Username.”
“I think in the not-too-distant future, a deep chasm will open throughout the Internet,” says Josh. “On one side of it will be a transparent market of people and ideas, where people network and transact with their cards on the table and virtual name tags on. And on the other side will be the black market, so to speak, of shady dealings, casual encounters, cyber bullying, and other unsavory activities, all of which thrive only under the shade of the anonymous username.”
You can check out the whole interview here. And – for further reading – you can check out Josh’s blog entry on the subject, from back this past April, here.