What is Yahoo Pulse?
Yahoo Pulse is Yahoo’s latest addition promising to boost communication tools to the next level. Log into to your personal Yahoo account and connect with friends, colleagues and family, share photos, videos, blog posts, status updates and enjoy a fully upgraded application platform right in your web browser. Think something is missing? Well, Yahoo and Facebook have announced their collaboration making sure you have everything in just one web page.
- 1. Multi-tasking
- 2. Profile
- 3. Info
- 4. Contacts
- 5. My Blog
- 6. Apps
- 7. Guestbook
- 8. Facebook
- 9. Privacy Settings
No time to log into to all of your web accounts? Then visit Yahoo Pulse and you will be redirected to them via the ‘Quick View’ option. All you need to do is to visit Yahoo, sign in and view the latest updates and activity from sites like Facebook, Twitter and eBay. Moreover, you can easily add your favorite web pages simply by editing the ‘My Favorites’ tab.
Multi-tasking also gives you access to the latest headlines, sports, movies, weather, music, blogs, jobs search, games and other applications without needing to leave Yahoo. What is better than having everything grouped on your first page?
As a true social networking site, Yahoo Pulse enables you to create your personal profile page, set your status, upload and share photos, links and videos. Additionally, you can choose to which sites your profile will be shared, if your updates will be public to the other sites or not, connect with Facebook and Flickr and fully manage your privacy settings.
In ‘My Info’ section you can add your personal info such as full and display name, gender, birthday and location. Also, you can add your education and current workplace as well as contact info and personal interests. Through the enhanced ‘My Info’ section, you show yourself to the world and let the others get to know you better.
Visit the ‘My Contacts’ section and browse among your current and pending connections. You can choose from whom you wish to receive updates displaying only the ones you want. Moreover, if you wish to increase your contacts, you can click on the ‘Suggestions’ tab and connect with your Yahoo contacts or invite other Yahoo users. Manage your blocked contacts by clicking on the ‘Blocked’ tab; extremely useful as you can browse among the blocked email addresses anytime.
5. My Blog
Yahoo Pulse enables you to create your personal blog right in your Yahoo Page. No need to address to third party developers and struggle to get recognition. Yahoo Pulse promises increased quality and volume of your blog’s traffic. Add your content, share it with the world, subscribe to the RSS feed and fully edit your blog the way you wish.
This is Yahoo Pulse’s most fun part! Browse among the vast list of entertainment and utilities applications such as Games, Sports, News, Lifestyle, Technology, Business & Finance, Travel and anything else you find interesting. Add them to your favorite apps and get instant access with just one click. Furthermore, you can manage your app list anytime by clicking on the ‘Find Apps’ tab.
The Guestbook feature is where your contacts can directly contact you leaving you their personal comments, wishes, suggestions and ideas. The Guestbook is by default public to all of your contacts but you can choose to make it visible only to specific ones.
Facebook and Yahoo Pulse have successfully integrated their platforms enabling you to get instant access to your Facebook News Feed and status right in your Yahoo front page. Link to your Facebook account, comment or post on Yahoo Pulse or Facebook and it will be displayed to both sites at once.
9. Privacy Settings
Yahoo Pulse features a fully advanced privacy settings zone to efficiently protect your personal data. Choose at which sites you wish to be visible, the contacts you wish to been seen at, which info will be shared with the world and so on. Yahoo takes privacy issues and cyberbullying seriously giving you all the necessary tools to efficiently protect your account.
Yahoo Pulse is a new social networking platform developed by Yahoo and offers unlimited hours of fun and communication. Manage your settings, your personal profile, your favorite apps and contacts and open the door to the world. Enjoy!