Despite having multiple social platforms all around us, creating a place to have an intelligent conversation is still a difficult thing to do. Branch tried to solve that problem multiple times, and now the team behind the startup will get the chance to try doing so from inside Facebook
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Branch founder Josh Miller says he launched Potluck because while networks like Twitter and Facebook make it easy to share links, they don’t allow for the kind of intimate conversation with friends he thinks many users are looking for.
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Commenting and conversations on Branch have always aimed to make things simple. But the company is announcing some updates on Tuesday that will make it even easier to start discussions.
If you’re successful enough to start companies like Twitter and Blogger and you move on to something new, it’s fair to say people will be watching the new venture. This time, Biz Stone is hinting at his latest project called Jelly.
Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Stack Overflow, has launched a new platform that he hopes will improve the nature of online comments by adding trust metrics — but there are no shortcuts to healthy online communtiies.
Branch, the site that wants to improve the quality of discussions on the internet, is offering new community-like features that could make the site more approachable and conversations easier to discover.
Branch, an online conversation tool, is making it easier for groups of people to organize their conversations. With groups, Branch users can more easily set up conversations among members. And fans can follow the conversations or ask to join in.
After lining up some big backers including two Twitter founders, communications hub Branch is opening to the public. The service is trying to encourage online dialogues by drawing people into conversations that can be shared and preserved.