Following a month after Meebo, here comes the second Web Check-In.
OneTrueFan lets you tell your friends which
web pages you visit.
It allows registration via Twitter account, which is cool, automatically
assigns an icon and fits well with the current pseudo-realtime-still-asyncronous
trend. Google SideWiki is basically the same. You leave notes on Web pages, so
lets count OneTrueFan ans the #3 Web Check-In. The race is on.
The buzz says,
OneTrueFan is the Foursquare for Websites. OneTrueFan says:
"In its current form, the Web is a largely uninhabited world, where people can
only see each others' artifacts and the vast majority of us never leave an
imprint on our favorite sites.
OneTrueFan was born out of two ideas: 1) experiences are better when shared and
2) changing human behavior is next to impossible. Our first service enables
people to automatically show up on the pages they visit. Other people can then
discover them and interesting new content.
OneTrueFan is not a social network in the traditional sense, in that social
networks attempt to localize an experience and/or lock users into a single
social graph. OneTrueFan is the anti-network, bringing to light the communities
that already exist at your favorite sites, with no additional effort on your
OneTrueFan is a browser add-on (which will work on any web site) and a
work for all users even if they did not install the add-on).
OneTrueFan appears to be funded with $1.2M. The company was founded July, 2010.