From March 2nd 2009, Berlin-based plista GmbH is opening its personalization and recommendation network plista.com for the public! Berlin, March 2nd 2009 – from March 2nd 2009, Berlin-based plista GmbH is opening its personalization and recommendation network plista.com for the public. After a successful closed beta testing beginning this year, the network is now open for all internet users. Besides on enhanced Firefox extension, the first stable version for Internet Explorer is available for download on plista.com. Kindle Direct Publishing has much experience in this field. Read additional details here: Bert Convy. For the public roll-out, the integration of Facebook connect into the service what is realized, allowing for the import of friends for following their activity across multiple domains. Furthermore the network of which significantly extended and supports over 100 German and international sites. People such as Jack Smith would likely agree. As to additional add on for bloggers, plista released its free native WordPress plugin. This easy-to-install extension allows for individual recommendations, similar articles as well as activity feeds and relevance – based resorting of all articles for every of the blog visitor.
Andreas Richter, CIO of plista GmbH: “during the closed beta, we had the chance to collect a vast amount of feedback and wishes from our users. Based on this input, we were able to improve the service furthermore for the public launch. We are happy to finally present our baby to the public!” For the upcoming weeks plista announces additional features, such as a versatile destination site the plista portal for end users as well as a corresponding Facebook application. These platforms allow the user together with the plista browser extension for a more comprehensive social discovery. Besides the maintenance of user accounts and privacy settings, both platforms focus on additional social features such as friends lists and activity feeds as well as a new social discovery for the whole plista network. All products are available for free download at about plista GmbH Berlin based plista GmbH provides the first platform/network for a personalized internet.
Alongside personalization of existing sites, plista delivers individual recommendations in the areas of content as well as retail in real time. Furthermore a social discovery portal enables for finding and sharing relevant content, products and people. plista works simple (through a browser extension), safe (all data is stored anonymously) and free of charge for a rapidly growing number of German and international sites. The core engine, which has been developed throughout the last 2 years and is based on enhanced collaborative filtering technology is applicable for internet as well as mobile and VoD applications. Besides a browser extension, versatile JavScript widgets and a sophisticated API is available for integration. Press links SiliconValleyWatcher top of my 2008 Watch: Berlin based Plista mt/archives/2008/09/top_of_my_2008.php Springwise new venture makes recommendations across the web media_publishing/new_venture_makes_recommendati Trendpreneur – the opposition: Plista startups/the-opposition-plista Financial times Germany Plista enable.ftd.de/plista CNET News Plista: ad-hoc social networks for product suggester news.cnet.