Note-swapping, travel and social networking

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A new social networking site goes into public beta testing today with the release of TripSay.com. The service, based in Helsinki, tries to be a site also serves as a connected and personalized social community for documenting a traveller’s experience and sharing the information that matters to them. But Tripsay enters an increasingly crowded marketplace; it’s far from the only on-line community-creating social networking travel site. A group of young Germans has created tripwolf, while also emerging are driftr, hereorthere, yowtrip, and uptake (formerly kango). There’s also dopplr, tripit and brightkite. Tripadvisor is considered the grandaddy of them all, and Mobissimo, the meta-crawler or travel-shopping comparison site, added MobiFriends in July, letting shoppers compare notes as well.




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Tripsay’s public beta release contains a couple of new features added since the private beta version, including: worldbuilder, which lets users easily rate places, add tips and new places; a group filter that allows users to filter places, tips, and content based on the preferences of members of a certain group; favorite tips that lets  users their favorite tips in their own private group for safekeeping – essentially creating their own personal travel guide; editing tools that let users change their own tips, added places; and a group message board: Members of a groups can have discussions. Left Field has arranged a tour of the site: send an email to info@tripsay.com and enter Left Field in the subject line. They’ll send you a password.

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12 Responses to Note-swapping, travel and social networking

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