• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Work with all your cloud files (Drive, Dropbox, and Slack and Gmail attachments) and documents (Google Docs, Sheets, and Notion) in one place. Try Dokkio (from the makers of PBworks) for free. Now available on the web, Mac, Windows, and as a Chrome extension!


Adding Social Networks

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Ping.fm connects to your social networks in a variety of ways.  You can find the list of supported social networks or services you have not yet added to Ping.fm here: http://ping.fm/networks/.  Each of the social networks listed will support one or more posting methods which you can enable or disable.


I. Standard Authentication Websites


"Standard Authentication" refers to sites that require a username and password to hook into their API. 


Here is a list of standard authentication websites: Twitter, Plurk, Tumblr, Identi.ca, BrightKite, Plaxo Pulse, LiveJournal, Bebo, Hi5, Mashable, Kwippy, Xanga, Wordpress.com, Rejaw, Yahoo360, Koornk, YouAre, Multiply, Yammer, Utterli, imeem, Vox, TypePad and StreetMavens


  • Enter your username and password and click submit.  If your credentials are correct, you will be redirected with a confirmation notice that the network has been added.


II. Facebook (http://ping.fm/facebook/)


  • Click the Facebook Connect button and login to Facebook if necessary.
  • Click "Connect"
  • Click the link to grant permissions
  • Click "Allow Publishing"
  • Select which methods you want supported


* You can only link one Facebook account to one Ping.fm account.

* Application settings on Facebook can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/editapps.php


III. MySpace (http://ping.fm/myspace/)


  • Click "Link Ping.fm to MySpace" and login if necessary
  • If you are already logged in, click the "Continue" button


* Application settings on MySpace can be found here: http://profileedit.myspace.com/

* Blogs are not currently supported by the MySpace API.

* If selected, microblogs will be used in the same manner as a status.


IV. AIM Status (http://ping.fm/aim/)


  • Click "Authenticate Ping.fm" and login to AIM if necessary
  • Click the "Grant Always" button


* AIM Status is not viewable from all AIM compatible clients (such as Trillian).

* If selected, microblogs will go to your AIM Profile.

* Application settings for AIM can be found here: https://my.screenname.aol.com/


V. GTalk Status (http://ping.fm/gtalk/)


  • Enter your GTalk username and password and click submit.


* GTalk Status is only compatible with GTalk shared status clients such as GTalk, GMail, and Digsby.

* If GTalk status fails to update, try selecting "clear custom messages", and/or disconnecting and reconnecting your client.

* If selected, microblogs will be used in the same manner as a status update.


VI. FriendFeed (http://ping.fm/friendfeed/)


  • Enter your Username and Remote Key


* Your FriendFeed Remote Key can be found here: http://friendfeed.com/remotekey


VII. Friendster (http://ping.fm/friendster/)


  • Click "Ping.fm for Friendster" and login to Friendster if necessary.
  • Click "Add App"
  • Enter your Ping.fm application key (http://ping.fm/key/)
  • Click "Click here" if to mange your Friendster settings.
  • Check Status updates and Micro-blogs and click Submit.


* You can only link one Friendster account to one Ping.fm account.

* Application settings for Friendster: http://www.friendster.com/widget_myapps.php


VIII.  Jaiku (http://ping.fm/jaiku/)


  • Enter your Username and personal key


* Your Jaiku personal key can be found here: http://api.jaiku.com/key


IX. Yammer (http://ping.fm/yammer/)


  • Click "Link Ping.fm to Yammer"
  • Click "Authorize"
  • Copy authorization code
  • Go back to Ping.fm Yammer settings and paste code in box
  • Click "Complete Authorization"


X. Flickr (http://ping.fm/flickr/)


  • Click "Authenticate Ping.fm" and login to Flickr if necessary.
  • Click "Ok, I'll allow it"


* Application settings for Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/account/?tab=extend


XI.  Seesmic (http://ping.fm/seesmic/)


Before you can post videos from the Dashboard, you must add your Seesmic credentials.


  • Enter your Username and Password and click Submit.


XII. Laconi.ca (http://ping.fm/laconi.ca/)


  • Enter your Server name, Username, and Password, and click Submit.


* List of Laconi.ca servers: http://laconi.ca/trac/wiki/ListOfServers


XIII.  ShoutEm (http://ping.fm/shoutem/), Present.ly (http://presentlyapp.com/)


  • Enter your Server name, Username, and Password, and click Submit.


* Server name should be provided when you register for the service.

* Present.ly example server name: pingfm.presentlyapp.com

* ShoutEm example server name: pingfm.shoutem.com


XIV. Facebook Pages (http://ping.fm/fbpages/)



XV. Ning (http://ping.fm/ning/)


  • Enter your Ning URL, E-mail address and Password then click submit.


* Ning URLs are are the physical website address of the Ning community (i.e. http://geeks.pirillo.com/).  You can find a list of sites you are a member of by logging into http://www.ning.com/.

See Also: Posting Methods | Ways To Post Updates | Bookmarking

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