Episode 59 of The SitePoint Podcast is now available! This week your hosts are Patrick O’Keefe (@iFroggy), Brad Williams (@williamsba), Stephan Segraves (@ssegraves), and Kevin Yank (@sentience).

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Episode Summary

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  1. Facebook Releases “Like” Button for the Whole Web
  2. Global Grind Copies Content, Submits It to Google News
  3. Is Palm Crumbling Before Our Eyes?
  4. Ning Fails at Free Social Networking
  5. HTML5 vs Flash—Animation Benchmarking

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  • Ashit Vora

    I am listening to Sitepoint podcast for the first time.
    It would be nice if you can also show how long is the podcast along with file size (which is really nice if somebody wants to download it).

  • http://www.ugandajobline.com khumalo

    I am very surprised that you can find a case of globalgrind in the United States and this has been going on since 2005. I thought that was happening in developing countries as my Own- Uganda. But like everybody else I think it’s not a good thing. Some one should tell Russel Simmons what’s going on on the website. They should at least give credit to the content developers by at least posting a link to the source of the article.

  • PointAtMe

    Higher bitrate of the MP3 (at least for download) would be nice.

  • powerpotatoe

    Good show. I always learn something new.

  • Luis

    When you first said the word “Syphir” I thought for a second you were talking about the Flash Text Replacer.

    I believe the correct pronunciation of “Syphir” is “sahy-fir”, similar to the word “Decipher”. Just a thought.

  • Brian Miller

    I agree, I always thought Ning felt too generic. I dove into BuddyPress early last year and it wasn’t quite ready but I think it has a lot of potential. Thought you might think it’s interesting they are publishing Ning to Buddypress importers already, http://buddypress.org/blog/.

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