A Social Network for Making Future Plans

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A Social Network for Making Future Plans

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER, May 17, 2011

New York Times

Most social networking services are for sharing what you’ve done in the past or what you’re doing right now. A new one, WhereBerry, is for sharing what you want to do in the future.

On WhereBerry, which opens to the public Tuesday, people post activities they want to do someday, like restaurants they want to try, movies they hope to see or events they plan to attend. Their friends can comment and make plans.

“We’re giving people a single place for all these ideas that float around for people to do,” said Nick Baum, who founded WhereBerry with Bill Ferrell. They are former Google engineers. “If you put them here, you won’t forget about them and the combination of things will make you do a lot more stuff.”

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Phi Beta Iota: WhatBerry should be along right behind this.  As a collective aggregator this appears to have vastly more potential than its current narrow focus.