For some reason this post is getting a lot of hits today. Many of them from France, where the link is being emailed to multiple people.
If you are interested in the post, and want to talk to me more about it, please contact me (contact info is in the “Consulting” page, link under the banner above. If someone is considering doing something like this, I would love to be involved!
I think Social Networking is rapidly moving from being site based to being widget based. Instead of going to a Social Networking Site you’ll bring your Social Network to whatever web application you choose – be it your photo or video sharing site, your Tagging site, or your own blog. You’ll simply post your Widget where you want it – and your social network will be there – your friends, your shared information, your RSS feeds, your gadgets, etc.